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  GWDRC Youth Fall Cross Country & Hampton Roads Youth Cross Country Race Series

What: GWDRC will be hosting a full cross-country season from September to early November including a 3 race series. 


Starts: Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

Cost: $100 (T-shirt, all practices, and entry into 3 races)  

Need-based scholarships are available.  

Who: Girls and Boys 3rd to 8th grade

Where: Green Spring Trail and Jamestown HS Track


We would like to divide our group up into 3 groups:

Beginners (no experience), Intermediate (can run for 15 minutes easily with no rest), and Advanced Runners (Can run a 5k in under 30 minutes) 

Practice Dates: (Most Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays) 5-6 pm.

Sept  7, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 28, 30, 
Oct 3, 5, 7,10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28
Nov  2, 4. 

Races:  Hampton Roads Youth XC Race #1 - Wednesday, October 5th 6:15 pm

             Hampton Roads Youth XC Race #2 - Wednesday, October 12th 6:15 pm

             Hampton Roads Youth Championship Race - Saturday, November 5th 9:30 am


All members must be part of AAU and have renewed their membership prior to the first day of pratice.  Current memberships expire on August 31st, 2022.

$14.00 AAU membership



1) Sign up for AAU ($14.00)


2) Our Club Membership # is W3486W - Greater Williamsburg Distance Running: $14.00


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

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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.