TOP HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS TO COMPETE IN NYC MAYOR’S CUP CROSS COUNTRY CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS

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TOP HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS TO COMPETE IN NYC MAYOR’S CUP CROSS COUNTRY CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Championships to Take Place on Sunday, October 4 at 
Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx

New York City (September 28, 2015) New York City’s top high school cross country teams from the Public Schools Athletic League, Catholic High School Athletic Association and independent schools will compete for the title of “Best in the City” at the 12th annual NYC Mayor’s Cup Cross Country City Championships at 2PM on Sunday, October 4 at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.

Notable teams competing in the boys championship race include Fordham Prep (Bronx), which features nationally-ranked runner Conor Lundy, Collegiate (Manhattan), Susan Wagner HS (Staten Island) and Regis (Manhattan). Defending girls champions McKee/Staten Island Tech (Staten Island) will compete with highly rated teams including St. John Villa (Staten Island), DeWitt Clinton High School (Bronx) and Notre Dame Academy (Staten Island). For the complete list of participating teams, visit facebook.com/nycmayorscup.

The NYC Mayor’s Cup series, produced by NYC & Company, the City’s marketing, tourism and partnership organization, showcases student athletes of all ages from the five boroughs as they compete to prove they are New York City’s best at baseball, basketball, chess, cricket, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, track and field, and wrestling. For more information on the NYC Mayor’s Cup series and for a complete schedule of events, visit facebook.com/nycmayorscup

DATE:                         Sunday, October 4

TIME:                           2–5pm
                                     Championship Races: 3:05pm (Boys), 3:20pm (Girls)                                                  

PLACE:                      Van Cortlandt Park                              
                                     Across from 6121 Broadway
                                     Bronx, NY 10471

RSVP:                        Caroline Peck
                                    NYC & Company
                                    212-484-1270
                                    cpeck@nycgo.com

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