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Yellowstone Elementary School Cross Country Meet

7th Annual Cross Country One Mile, October 6th, Pioneer Park, Billings, MT

What an amazing race this year! Save the date for next year!

Save the date for the 9th Annual Yellowstone Elementary School Cross Country meet in October at Pioneer Park. In 2016, over 1,000 kids participated! The race distance is one mile for boys and girls in grades 4, 5, and 6 (younger children may participate, but a separate division is not available).

Entry Fee

Entry is FREE if received by September 29th. Late entries are $10.00/entry.

  • FREE Online Entry deadline: Sep. 29th at 11:59pm.
  • Paper Entry deadline: 2pm, Sep. 29th turn in at Big Sky Games office. $10 after Sep. 29th.
  • Registration is available at Race Number Pickup October 3rd (3pm-6pm) $10/entry.

NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION will be accepted!

Race Day

Race is held at Pioneer Park. Girls race first followed by boys for each grade:

  • 4th Grade race starts at 4:15pm
  • 5th Grade estimated race time is 4:50pm
  • 6th Grade estimated race time is 5:25pm

Race times are approximated and will vary due to previous race.

Please be prepared to race 30 minutes prior to race time.


  • Top 5 Individuals in each grade/gender (immediately follows race)
  • Top School in each grade/gender
  • Spirit Traveling Trophy to School with highest percentage of participants
  • Top Dog Traveling Trophy to School with highest number of perticipants

Chip Timing

The races will be timed via a timing chip on the backside of the individual race numbers. Please pin the bib to the FRONT of whatever you will be wearing at the finish line. You must wear your race number to be timed. The race number will be handed out at race number pick up.

We Need Volunteers

The Big Sky Games is able to hold this event FREE of charge because of the amazing support we receive from our local community. We are in need of volunteers to help us setup and run the event.

If you are interested in volunteering for this or any of our events, please follow the link to fill out our Big Sky Games volunteer form.

Volunteer Form  

Race Number Pickup

  In Billings Area

October 3, 2016 (3pm-6pm)
Mansfield Education Center
2900 12th Ave N #30W, Billings, MT 59101

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  Out of Billings Area

October 4, 2016 (3pm-4pm)
Pioneer Park