Join Western Mass Distance Project and Hampshire College for the second race of the 2017 USATF-NE XC Grand Prix Series, at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA! This meet will also serve as a course preview for the Yankee Small College Conference Championship later in October, and so we look forward to hosting many collegiate teams, USATF teams and all other runners; all ages and abilities are welcome! USATF membership is required only for series scoring. Timing and results by FinishLynx Photofinish. 

Be the first to race on this new 6K course at Hampshire College! The course is primarily trail, in fields and woods, with only a few road crossings. Bring the family and enjoy the rest of the day in Northampton! 

Day of registration will be available for $25; online registration ($20) closes Friday, Sept 31 at 11:59PM. USATF members are strongly encouraged to register online to ensure accuracy of results. Collegiate coaches must contact Eric Nazar ( to register and pay.

Prizes for top 3 individual men and women, open and masters (12 total), and for top teams (USATF and collegiate combined), men and women, open, masters and 50+ (6 total). Teams must have 5 USATF members to score, except Masters women 40+ and up, and Masters Men 60+, which need only 3 USATF members to score. 

See course map below. Race start, registration and bathrooms will be at or near Robert Crowne Center. Parking info will be sent via email. 

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