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GWDRC Fall Cross Country

 Greater Williamsburg Distance Running Club


Open to 3rd to 8th  graders

GWDRC will be hosting a Summer XC Prep Session for beginner to advanced runners. 

Appropriate for athletes that can run easily for 20+minutes


GWDRC Fall Cross Country 3rd-8th grade

Locations: Green Spring Trail

Races: 2-4 races (races will cost an additional fee)

Cost: $90.00 fee if purchasing at T-shirt $10.00

Monday, August 7th  6:45-8:15 am

Thursday, Augst 11th  6:45-8:15 am

Monday, August 14th  6:45-8:15 am

Thursday, August 17th  6:45:15 am

Monday, August 21st    6:45-8:15 am

Thursday, August 24th   6:45-8:15 am

Monday, August 28th  5-6 pm

Thursday, August 31st  5-6 pm

Wednesday, September 6th  5-6 pm

Friday, September 8th  5-6 pm

Monday, September 11th  5-6 pm

Wednesday, September 13th  5-6 pm

Friday, September 15th  5-6 pm

Monday, September 18th  5-6 pm

Wednesday, September 20th  5-6 pm

Friday, September 22nd  5-6 pm

Monday, September 25th  5-6 pm

Wednesday, September 27th  5-6 pm

Friday, September 29th  5-6 pm

Monday, October 2nd  5-6 pm

Wednesday, October 4th  5-6 pm

Friday, October 6th  5-6 pm

Monday, October 9th 5-6 pm

Wednesday, October 11th  5-6 pm

Friday, October 13th   5-6 pm

Monday, October 16th   5-6 pm

Wednesday, October 18th  5-6 pm

Friday, October 20th  5-6 pm

Saturday, October 21st – Elementary and Middle School State Championship, Pole Green Park

Rest of the Season TBD – Selected runners interested in running at Nike Region Meet, Cary, NC


 $90.00 to GWDRC – No T-shirt

$10.00  for Summer T-shirt

$16.00 AAU Membership (all athletes must join AAU to participate)

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SIGN UP FOR the NEW AAU MEMBERSHIP AFTER AUGUST 1st, 2023 so it will last until the following August 31st. 

All members must be part of AAU and have renewed their membership prior to the first day of practice.  Current memberships expire on August 31st, 2023.

$14.00 AAU membership


1) Sign up for AAU ($16.00)

2) Our Club Membership # is  W376BE Greater Williamsburg Distance Running Club

3) Sign up at this link for AAU: using the club number.

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Practice Locations: Green Spring Trail/Jamestown HS track

 Questions: Contact Club Coach Mark Tompkins at or 757 784-2281

GWDRC is a non profit 501c3 organization. 

Vision statement: To inspire a new generation of distance runners.


Creating a lifetime passion in Greater Williamsburg area youth for distance running through instruction, training, and racing.  

Things we do:

a. Provide instruction and education in youth distance running.

b. Host youth cross country and track and field events to promote the health of young athletes.


c.  Host special events in the promotion of youth cross country and track and field.

Since 2014, the Greater Williamsburg Distance Running Club (GWDRC) has provided a team opportunity for 3rd to 8th grade boys and girls who have an interest in distance running (3+ miles).  Our youth club runners live in James City County, Upper York County and Williamsburg, VA, though the club is open to anyone in the region.  


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