Official logo for the 2014 E.J. Herrmann Invitational

72nd E.J. Herrmann Interscholastic Cross-Country Invitational

September 27, 2014 in T. R. Proctor Park.

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Please join us in the 73rd running of the E. J. Herrmann on Saturday, September 26, 2015.

Recently Updated for 2014

Winning individuals' photos
Course records
Winning team and award photos
2014 results added to the 2003-2014 Results, Boy's Winners, and Girl's Winners pages
Complete results are available on the Leone Timing site
Mr. John Pitarresi named the 2014 Meet Honoree
Leone Timing now accepting runners' names
Schools Committed to Run 2014
2014 Entry information and entry form
E.J. Herrmann Scholarships Awarded

Additional Invitationals

The following schools, committed to run in the Herrmann, also host their own invitationals. We will provide pertinent information for invitationals hosted by schools that commit to participate in the Herrmann as soon as an online entry form is received.

September 6th Niskayuna XC Ekiden
September 13th 37th Annual Fort Plain Cross Country Invitational
September 20th Baldwinsville Invitational
September 20th Galway Invitational at Bob's Trees
September 20th New Hartford Invitational
October 3rd Pirate's Invitational
October 4th Whitesboro XC Invitational
October 11th Beaver River Invitational
October 11th Bill Coughlin Cross Country Invitational
October 25th Harvest Classic Invitational
October 25th John Bernard, Adirondack Invitational
October 25th Tartan Invitational

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. Adirondack Bank DDS Motor Sports Branjen Realty Holdings LLC NBT Bank A.J. Sanfilippo's Marr-Logg Restaurant, 1130 Culver Ave, Utica, NY 13501, 315-797-7730 STEET TOYOTA SCION Leigh Baldwin and Co., Investment Brokers Rosario's Pizzeria