Race Director Resources

Rule Books

If you are hosting a race sanctioned by a governing sports body you must following the competition rules of that body defined in their rule book. However, even if you are not hosting a sanctioned race, being familiar with governing sports bodies rules is valuable as it helps you understand best practices and participants' expectations.

2015 USATF Competition Rules
2016 - 2017 IAAF Competition Rules
2015 - 2016 NCAA Cross Country and Track & Field Rules
2013 NFHS (National Federation of High Schools) Rule Book for Track & Field/Cross Country. The 2015 - 2016 version is not freely available and has to be purchased at Amazon or iTunes. You can read the rule changes from 2013 on the NFHS Track & Field/Cross Country website.