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The East Utica Optimist Club and the E. J. Herrmann Race Committee would like to thank the participating schools, coaches, athletes, spectators, patrons, and volunteers who contributed to make the 2013 meet a success. We hope to see you in T. R. Proctor Park on the 27th of September 2014 for the 72nd EJ Herrmann Interscholastic Cross-Country Invitational.

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Please join us in the 72nd running of the E. J. Herrmann on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Help Us Improve

The directors and race committee are always looking for suggestions to improve the quality of the E. J. Herrmann Interscholastic Cross-Country Invitational.

Runners, coaches, and spectators are encouraged to send their ideas to us by email at


The membership of the East Utica Optimist Club graciously extends a heartfelt appreciation to our generous sponsors for their assistance. Our sponsors ensure that the tradition of competitive interscholastic running provided by the E. J. Herrmann Invitational continues.

Tony's Pizzeria and Deli, Herkimer, NY The ConMed Corporation The Boilermaker Northern Safety City of Utica Utica City School District Oneida County Board of Legislators Oneida County STOP-DWI Program
Cavo Builders' Supplies PJ Green JPJ Electronic Communications, Inc. Paradign Consulting Incorporated logo Adirondack Bank DDS Motor Sports Branjen Realty Holdings LLC NBT Bank CH Insurance, Inc. A.J. Sanfilippo's Marr-Logg Restaurant, 1130 Culver Ave, Utica, NY 13501, 315-797-7730 ShipRite Services, Inc. Carbone Auto Group