Q - I have not run cross country before. Is that OK?
A - Yes, we group runners by experience and goals. Both casual and serious runners can benefit from NTC Cross Country.
Q - Where will the sessions be held?
A - Currently, we hope to run at Olin College in Needham and Elm Bank in Wellesley.
Q - How do I know what sessions will be where?
A - See schedule It will be on the schedule page of this web site, and we will e-mail you this information.
Q - I’m on a Middle School cross country team. Will NTC Cross Country help me?
A - Yes - with another day of training and personalized coaching, topical information key to healthy and successful running, access to guest coaches, elite athletes and coaching support at selected meets.
Q - Do I have to sign up for the whole season?
A - No. You can run as a guest for $15 per session (maximum of 2 sessions before joining for the season)
Q - Do I have to run in the cross country meets?
A - No, we will always hold a regular Sunday session, even on meet days, for those not at meets.
Q - Do you accept those from outside Needham?
A - Yes - as we do for all NYTC activities.
Q - What do we wear to each session?
A - Wear shorts, T-shirt, uncleated sneaker or running shoes. Bring along sweat pants and sweat shirt to warm up and warm down in. Apply bug spray. Bring along a water bottle. After each session, shower and check for ticks - there are unlikely but possible.