The 2022 Girls cross country season kicks off August 8 with meets starting August 22. 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 state qualifying meet for all classes will be on October 19, 2022 (3A, 4A) and October 20 (1A, 2A). The co-ed Iowa State High School Cross Country meet will be held Friday, October 28 (1A, 2A) and Saturday, October 29 (3A, 4A) at Kennedy Park in Fort Dodge.