The Cross-Country Races
The Wayland XC Festival was created by runners, for runners and to
The main objective of this event is to promote fitness in children and
adults. This is a true cross-country event, with a variety of
terrain and surfaces. The Wayland XC Festival exposes athletes to
the enjoyment and challenge of cross-country running. By providing
an exciting event, we hope to help athletes "catch the running bug."
We are especially looking to attract young runners to the sport.
Both courses end on the track, providing for an exciting finish. The courses include grassy fields and wooded trails. There
are a few short, but challenging hills. The courses are well-marked and
we have race marshals situated throughout to provide split times and
assistance. A water station is provided mid-way through the
This is also a fun event for spectators. Spectators and coaches can see
the runners for large parts of the races. Coaches can easily
communicate with their athletes at a number of points in the races.
Check out some quotes from people who have
enjoyed this race in the past.
Running is a great life sport. Cross-country is an excellent way to
enjoy it! From beginners to seasoned veterans, this is an event for