Girls cross country kicks off August 6 with meets starting August 20. Iowa has four classes of cross country. The largest 48 schools participate in class 4A, the next 64 participate in 3A, the next 72 participate in 2A and the remaining schools participate in class 1A.

The co-ed Iowa State High School Cross Country meet will be held October 27, 2018, at Kennedy Park in Fort Dodge. The state qualifying meet for all classes will be on October 18, 2018.

For questions about cross country, please contact Gary Ross at