E. J. Herrmann Cross Country Invitational
2019 E. J. Herrmann Invitational logo. "Believe and Achieve"


We are grateful to everyone who contributed to the success of the 2018 E. J. Herrmann. Please consider participating in the 77th E. J. Herrmann Invitational on September 28, 2019.


The entry deadline for the Herrmann is 7:59 PM, Sunday, 22 September 2019. Please submit your online commitment form as soon as possible. Additionally, enter the names of your athletes at Mile Split NY when your school’s cross-country rosters are finalized. For details and links, see our Entering the Meet page.

Click here for entry information

Teams will be assigned to events on Wednesday, 25 September 2019 and will be posted on the Event Assignments page.


The East Utica Optimist Club in concurrence with the Race Committee and Meet Directors of the 77th E. J. Herrmann Interscholastic Cross-Country Invitational are delighted to honor Mark Williamson as the 2019 Meet Honoree.

The East Utica Optimist Club salutes Joshua Farmer, Magdalene Jacobs, and Joshua Rainbolt as the 2018-2019 recipients of the E.J. Herrmann Scholarships.

Additional Invitationals

The following schools, committed to run in the Herrmann, also host their own invitationals. We will provide pertinent information for invitationals hosted by schools that commit to participate in the Herrmann as soon as an online entry form is received.

September 7, Dave "Flash" Forbes Invitational
September 14, New Hartford Invitational
September 21, Baldwinsville Invitational
September 21, Suffern Invitational
September 21, Tartan Invitational
October 4, Conwicke Stock Invitational
October 5, Whitesboro Invitational
October 12, Beaver River Invitational
October 12, Bill Coughlin Invitational
October 12, Rome Coughlin Invitational
October 26, John Bernard (Adirondack) Invite

Please patronize our sponsors

The membership of the East Utica Optimist Club graciously extends a heartfelt appreciation to our generous sponsors for their assistance. Our sponsors ensure that the tradition of competitive interscholastic running provided by the E. J. Herrmann Invitational continues.

Sponsored by the East Utica Optimist Club

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