Meet - USATF GA Association Youth XC Developmental Meet - Etowah at Boling Park - October 4, 2014

When and Where:
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Boling Park, 1200 Marietta Hwy, Canton, GA
Here is the Google Maps to the parking lot at the back of the park where you want to go.

The park is located behind Cherokee High School, 930 Marietta Hwy, Canton, GA 30114 (Google Maps)

Meet Entry:
Entry into the meet [for the general public] is handled by the Coach O registration system.  You can visit this page to view participating teams and see the performance list.

Alpha Crush Parents: Meet entry deadline 8:00 pm, Wednesday, October 1. Entry for Alpha Crush team members is done here.

Entries (as of 10/1/2014 9:50 pm)
8 & under7366139

  • This meet is part of the USATF GA Cross Country Youth Developmental Series 2014
    • The series consists of five youth cross country races.
    • The races feature quality competition and professional timing. 
    • Teams will register their athletes for each race on Coach O. 
    • Registration will close Wednesday at midnight prior to the race. 
    • Payment will be made at the time of registration. 
    • The cost will be $3.75 per athlete per race. (Subject to change based on actual costs.) 
    • Race day entries will be $10.00 per athlete. 
    • Athletes do not need USATF memberships for the Developmental series but will need them to participate in Association meet on November 15th.
  • This is a USATF-sanctioned meet.
  • A USATF membership is *not* required.
  • See USATF calendar for additional sanctioned meets.
  • Award medals:
    • Top 10 individuals (8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14)
    • Top 5 individuals (15-16 and 17-18 combined)
    • Top 2 teams (8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14)
      • Team awards go "8 deep"; non-scoring runners "9 and above" do not receive medals
      • No team awards for 15-16 or 17-18 age divisions
  • Results (and awards) will be available approximately 30 minutes after the completion of each race.  The SMART Athletics timing crew tabulates the results from each previous race as the next race is underway.  Unforeseen circumstances (lost bib # numbers, athletes running in wrong race) may affect the amount of time needed to prepare these results.
  • Concessions: Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase
  • All spectator tents should be set up outside of the gravel track.
  • No parking allowed along the driveway. Violators will be towed by the city. Overflow parking can be found at Cherokee High School or the lot closer to Marietta Hwy.
Event Schedule:
8:00 am – Packet pick-up at timing tent near finish line 
8:15 am – Course walk-through
9:00 am – 2K – 8 & under girls
9:30 am – 2K – 8 & under boys
10:00 am – 3K – 9-10 girls
10:30 am – 3K – 9-10 boys
11:00 am – 3K – 11-12 girls
11:30 am – 3K – 11-12 boys
12:00 pm – 4K – 13-14 girls, 15-16 girls, 17-18 young women
12:30 pm – 4K – 13-14 boys, 15-16 boys, 17-18 young men

Course Information:
Grass field start line transitioning into packed gravel and dirt trails. Very fast and flat.
  • The 2k runners (8-Under) will run just the 2K loop.
  • The 3k runners (9-10 and 11-12) will run the 1k loop and then run the 2k loop.
  • The 4k runners (13-Up) will start 100 meters ahead of the 2k and 3k runners but run the 2k loop twice.
2K Loop
1K Loop

Alpha Crush Running Club,
Sep 29, 2014, 5:13 PM