Answers to All Your Questions
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
I AM A COACH AND WILL BE ATTENDING ONE OF THE INVITATIONALS, HOW DO I REGISTER?
All XC entries will be done through ATHLETIC.NET -- please go to their site to register and add your race participants. If you do not have an account with Athletic.net, please follow these instructions (create user account as a coach / link your team to your account):
Detailed Instructions on how to create your user account can be found here:
From the main Athletic.net homepage, click on Create Free Account.
This will take you to the Signup Page, where you can create an account.
Once you've entered your information, the system will search Athletic.net's entire database for athletes with similar names to yours. If you already have results listed on Athletic.net, we want to make sure that your account is connected with those results. If you see yourself in the list, ensure that the details listed are correct, and click on your name. Otherwise, click I'm Not Listed at the bottom.
Next, you will be prompted to select the type of account you want to create – select “coach/event director” access and then “create free account”
Once you click on either of the Create Account buttons, a verification email is immediately sent to your email address. At that point you can activate your account.
The next step after your account is activated is to find your team.
If you do find your team in the list, click on it. You'll be taken to the Request Access screen. You'll be asked to send us a brief note explaining what your relationship to the team is, and why you're requesting access. Choose whether you're looking for Track and Field or Cross Country access, or both, then click on Request Access. A member of the Athletic.net support staff will contact you shortly with further details.
Once you have “coach” access to athletic.net and you have been associated with a team, you can start registering your runners.
Instructions on how to add your athletes into an an event are found here: https://support.athletic.net/article/978100e5y4-submitting-entries-for-a-cross-country-meet
Per NYS Cross Country rules, we require each runner wear two shoe chip tags--one on each sneaker.
Our technologies: we use the latest chip technology purchased through Ipico. We also use HyTek race software and FinishLynx video recordings for accurate finish line results.
WHERE ARE THE RESULTS POSTED?
We post live results to live.athletic.net as soon as the race is finished. In addition, we send results to local media and websites in the area. BuffaloNews, Milesplit & TullyRunners are just a few places we send results.
CAN I CHANGE A RUNNER ON RACE DAY?
Of course! Come see us the morning of the race and we will help you out.
DO YOU NEED TO KNOW WHO MY VARSITY AND JV RUNNERS ARE?
We do not need to know. Our software does a great job scoring the runners you have in the race--as long as you don't run them in two races, we are all set!