Athlete Registration

Athletes will register directly through USA Track & Field website. Registration will open March 2018. USATF website.


Volunteers are critical to the success of the championships. If you are interested in helping out, please email Spokane Sports Commission to be put on our volunteer list. In Fall of 2018, we will be developing volunteer job descriptions and schedules.



Have questions, comments or suggestions for 2018 USATF Club Cross Country Championships? Please fill out the form and we'll get back to you.

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2018 USATF National Club Cross
Country Championships

December 8 | Plantes Ferry Sports Stadium

Spokane, Washington is proud to host athletes and fans for the 2018 USATF National Club Cross Country Championships. Spokane has a long history as a running community and is dedicated to providing the best experience possible for athletes and fans. We are busy in the planning stages of the championships.

Hotel RL Spokane at the Park

Hotel RL by Red Lion Spokane at the Park, located on the banks of the Spokane River, is your key to downtown Spokane. Guest rooms and suites lie steps away from Riverfront Park and local attractions like the River Park Square shopping and some of the city's best restaurants and cafes.

303 W. North River Drive | Spokane, WA 99201

$109 (single, double, triple, quad occupancy)


Hotel Features

  • Free breakfast included in rate.
  • Free roundtrip airport shuttle
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free expression based coffee by Victrola Coffee Roasters
  • Pacific Northwest cuisine at our onsite restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Communal lobby design
  • Resort style seasonal outdoor pool with waterslide
  • 30,000 square feet of flexible meeting space
  • Free bike rentals
  • Distance to Plantes Ferry Sports Stadium:
    12 miles


Championship Hotel


Free shuttles are available to-and-from the airport. Individuals can contact hotel to make arrangements for Airport shuttles. In addition, free shuttles to/from the competition venue will be provided.

About Spokane, Washington

Spokane, serves as a shopping, entertainment, sports, and medical hub for the Pacific Northwest. We are home to Lilac Bloomsday, the one of the largest timed road race in the nation, as well as Hoopfest, the largest three-on-three street basketball tournament in the world. Ironman is held each year in beautiful Coeur d’Alene, Idaho—just a 30-minute drive away. We are home to Gonzaga Bulldogs, Eastern Eagles, and Washington State Cougars. Here in Spokane, sports reign supreme.

Getting Here

Getting here is easy. Located along the I-90 corridor, Spokane is a simple drive from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Western Montana, and southern portions of Alberta and British Columbia. Flights are plentiful to Spokane International Airport (GEG) and Downtown Spokane is a quick 10-minute drive from the Airport.

Plantes Ferry Sports Complex, located in the Spokane Valley, has been the site for a variety of championships including 2008 USATF National Club Cross Country, 2010 USATF National Championships, and 2011 & 2013 DIII NCAA Championships.

Plantes Ferry Sports Stadium: 12308 E Upriver Dr, Spokane, WA 99206

Spokane has many great hotel options. Participating overflow hotels will be announced in spring of 2018.

Thank you to our community partners.

About Spokane Sports Commission

Sports don't just entertain. They improve communities. They drive economies. And no other organization brings sports events to the Inland Northwest like the Spokane Sports Commission. We are a nonprofit coalition of regional government; business and volunteers committed to recruiting and developing sports events. With these events come tourism dollars, entertainment and media attention attracting sports fans from around the world. Business wins. Kids win. Fans win, our region wins.

714 N Iron Bridge Way, Suite 202 | Spokane, WA 99202
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