Cross Country (XC) - Portland East

Location:  Portland East  -  Cross Country (XC)

Grades: 1st - 5th

Practices are on Monday & Wednesdays from 5:30pm - 6:30pm at Woodstock Park

Season from: 09/09 - 10/30

Season fee: $140 (with team shirt, while supplies last)

Coached by Howard Lao

  • D1 collegiate runner (#7 all time / 60 Hurdles) at the University of Washington. 
  • High School All American - 110 Hurdles & Oregon State Champion / Former State Meet Record Holder
  • Level I US Association of Track and Field coaching certification.
  • 4 years varsity high school coach for Portland Public Schools (Cleveland HS)
  • 5th year with the Runner2Runner program 
  • Freelance photographer, covering multiple World Championships - HowLaoPhotography
  • Outdoor school, Camp Angelos, Sports Camp of America ( in Japan) counselor throughout high school & college

2019 Portland Metro area XC
Sponsored by Portland Parks & Rec. 

Meets are OPTIONAL. 
Located at Overlook Park (1599 N Fremont ST)
Entry is $4 per meet.
Registration from 4:30pm - 5:00pm

5:00pm - 1500m (Grade 1st/2nd/3rd/4th coed)
5:13pm - 2000m (Grade 4th/5th coed)

Sept 19 (Thursday)
Sept 26 (Thursday)
Oct 10 (Thursday)
Oct 17 (Thursday)
Oct 24 (Thursday)

If you have any questions about our programs please email

Cancellation policy:

Runner2Runner will offer a full refund if the season has not started or a prorated amount with remaining practices.

*All cancellations are subject to a $15 processing fee*