About the Junior Olympic XC Programs


2022 Cross Country Season:  Register for the Junior Olympic Cross Country Program - we officially start training September 12th, In Colorado Springs and September 13th in Castle Rock for the 2022 Season.  Erie start date Oct. 5th

The Cross Country program is for runners age 7-18 who enjoy running and competing.  Even though we are a competitive program we embrace and welcome new to the sport runners or runners involved in other sports.  We work with kids to create a happy runner.  The only requirement is that your runner is able to run 1-2 miles non-stop and that they want to run and they want to race.  The Kokopelli Racing Team JOXC program is truely team that participates in XC  races.

Practice Time and Locations for the Colorado Springs Locations (locations will vary): Monday and Thursday 4:30-5:45pm.  Practice locations will include the Colorado College area, Holmes Middle School, Bear Creek Park. Saturday 8:30am-9:45am  Bear Creek Park, Baptist Road Park 'n Ride, Woodman Park'n Ride and various locations around Colorado Springs.

*note once Daylight Savings take effect we will switch the Colorado Springs starting time to 4:15pm.

Castle Rock time and locations: Tuesday/Thursday 4:30-6:00pm Butterfield Park, Sunday 3pm-4:15pm Mesa Middle School or CVHS 

The Kokopelli Racing Team is a competitive AAU and USATF Sanctioned Club for runners age 7-18.  We offer the following running programs:

2022 Cross Country Event Dates: tentative

September 12th Colorado Springs /13th in Castle Rock - 1st day of practice!

September 20th, Coronado Cougar 2 mile XC race, Monument Valley Park

October 2nd, Colorado Coyotes Invite, De Koevend Park, Denver

October 8th,  Boulder Mt. Warrior XC Challenge, Boulder, CO

October 15th, Run Uphill Racing Invite.  Expo Park, Aurora, CO

October 22nd, Middle School State Meet (athletes register themselves or with their MS team.  Kokopelli Coaches will attend.  Register early and for the correct wave to run.

Nov. 5th - Kokopelli Racing Team Invitational ages, 8 & Under (2k), 9-10 (3k), 11-12 (3k), 13-14 (4k). *Tentative USATF State Meet 

November 19th - USATF Regionals Lyon, CO  *Runners qualify at USATF State Meet.  Must run State to qualify for Regionals and you must run Regionals to advance to Nationals.

December 10th - USATF National XC Champiobships, College Station, TX   *runners qualify at Regional Championships.

Runners will race wearing the White Kokopelli Racing Team uniform singlet and team jacket that can be purchsed from our TeamApp store. 

Training locations will vary for each of the Kokopelli Racing Team programs as we like to take advantage of training topography and variety.  Training. Locations will be posted at the beginning of each season.  Given the nature of our weather we occasionally will cancel a workout due to inclement weather and we make every attempt to offer a make-up session.

If you have any questions about the Kokopelli Racing Team programs please feel free to send me an email at lisa@traininggoals.com or call Lisa at #719-337-2737.

Program Costs:

Fall JOXC Program Cost:

September 12th - December 10th $395.00, Second and third child $345.00

*Scholoarships available, please contact Coach Lisa for more information.




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