E. J. Herrmann Cross Country Invitational
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We are grateful to everyone who contributed to the success of the 2019 E. J. Herrmann. Please consider participating in the 78th E. J. Herrmann Invitational on September 25, 2021.


The entry deadline for the Herrmann is 7:59 PM, Sunday, 19 September 2021. 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

Recent updates

The East Utica Optimist Club salutes as the 2018-2019 recipients of the E.J. Herrmann Scholarships.

Pages updated with results of the 78th E. J. Herrmann Invitational:

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 11, Dave "Flash" Forbes Invitational
September 18, New Hartford Invitational
October 9, Beaver River Cross Country Invitational
October 9, RFA's Bill Coughlin Invitational
October 16, John Bernard, Adirondack Invitational

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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