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2017 Meet Schedule

7:15 AM - Course Opens
7:30 AM - Packet Pick-Up
8:00 AM - Coaches Meeting For Morning Races

8:30 AM - Varsity "A" Girls 5K
9:00 AM - Varsity "A" Boys 5K
9:30 AM - JV "A" Girls 5K
10:00 AM - JV "A" Boys 5K
10:30 AM - Freshmen "A" Boys & Girls 5K

11:15 AM -12:15 PM HS Race Break for "A Schools To Leave & B/C Schools Arrive

11:30 PM - Middle School Girls & Boys 4K

12:00 PM - Coaches Meeting For Afternoon Races

12:30 PM - Varsity "B" Race Girls 5K
1:00 PM - Varsity "B" Race Boys 5K
1:30 PM - JV "B" & "C" Girls Race
2:00 PM - JV "B" & "C" Boys Race
2:30 PM - Freshmen "B" & "C" Boys & Girls Race
3:00 PM - Varsity "C" Race Girls 5K
3:30 PM - Varsity "C" Race Boys 5K

THE NEW COURSE FROM 2015 IS BACK!

We are using the new course at Pole Green Park for the 2017 meet. This course proved to be much faster and more spectator friendly than the previously used course. Check it out below with the course map!




2017 MileStat.com Cross Country Invitational

Date: Saturday, October 14th, 2076

Meet Location: Pole Green Park in Mechanicsville, Virginia.

Pole Green Park address for GPS directions:
8996 Pole Green Park Ln Mechanicsville, VA 23116

Directions:

From I-295:
Take Exit 38 A to Pole Green Road exit (Route 627). Continue East on Pole Green Road for 3.5 miles. Turn left onto Pole Green Park Lane. Continue on Pole Green Park Lane for about ½ mile to park entrance.

From I-95 South:
Follow I-95 North to I-64 East (Exit 75) toward Norfolk/RIC Airport. Continue on I-64 East for 1.4 miles until you reach US 360 East (Exit 192). Follow 360 East (Mechanicsville Turnpike)for 8.4 miles. Turn left onto Walnut Grove Road. Follow Walnut Grove for 0.8 miles. Turn left onto Pole Green Road. Follow Pole Green Road for 0.4 miles. Turn right onto Pole Green Park Lane. Follow Pole Green Park Lane for 1/2 mile to park entrance

From I-95 North:
Follow I-95 South to I-295 South (Exit 84A) on the left toward RockyMount, NC. Follow I-295 South for 5.5 miles until you reach Exit 38A (continue with directions listed
above “from I-295”).

From Hampton Roads/Williamsburg Area (I-64 West):
Follow I-64 West to I-295 North (Exit 200) toward Washington. Follow I-295 North for 10.3 miles until you reach Exit 38A (continue with directions listed above “from I-295”).

From Charlottesville Area (I-64 East):
Follow I-64 East to I-295 South (Exit 177)toward Washington/Norfolk. Follow I-295 South for 14.7 miles until you reach Exit 38A (continue with directions listed above “from I-295”)..

Host School: Lee-Davis High School in Mechanicsville, VA

Sanctioned: Sanctioned by the VHSL for in-state schools and NFHS for Kentucky, Maryland(Private Schools Only), North Carolina, Tennessee,and Washington D.C.

Course Description: The course is a very special one that is only used for this invitational and elite college races such as the Atlantic 10 Conference meet. It is made for pr's and on grass and some dirt. It has a great atmosphere as the course goes around our infield area that usually has well over a thousand people watching and cheering at any point!

Pole Green Park 5K Course Records:

Boys - Jonathan Lomogda (Cox) 14:57 2015
Girls - Megan Moye (Cosby) 17:39 2011


MileStat.com XC Invite Meet Records:
Boys: Jonathan Lomogda (Cox) 14:57 2015
Girls: Sophie Chase (Lake Braddock) 17:22 2011


Divisions:
Varsity A (Girls/Boys) - Top 30 Ranked Teams
Varsity B (Girls/Boys) - Next 30 Ranked Teams
Varsity C (Girls/Boys) - Remaining Varsity Teams
Junior Varsity (Girls/Boys - 2 races per gender
Freshmen Races (Girls/Boys) - Combined races
Middle School (Girls/Boys)

NOTE: Top 30 ranked teams (field of 240 runners) chosen based off meet management's discretion will be placed in varsity "A" division races. Next top 30 (field of 240 runners) ranked teams will be placed in the varsity "B division race and remaining teams will be placed in varsity "C" division race. Select top ranked individuals may also be placed in the varsity "A" race without their team who were not selected for the "A" race. List of teams in each division and JV divisions will be posted on MileStat.com on Tuesday, October 11th.

School Limits: We will be accepting the first 60 high schools who submit a $100 deposit to reserve their spot into the meet. This deposit will be credited to your total amount. The remaining difference of final entry fee total must be paid prior or by the day of the meet.

Individual Entries: High school coaches may enter individuals instead of their full squad into this event. Only high school coaches and no athlete or parent can enter an individual athlete into the meet to compete. Girls individuals with 5K best times under 20 minutes may run in the varsity A race, while girls individuals with 5K PR's over 20 minutes may run in the varsity B race. Boys individuals with 5K best times under 17 minutes may run in the varsity A race, while boys individuals with 5K PR's over 17 minutes may run in the varsity B race.

Race Limitations: 8 runners per team in each varsity race to allow teams to evaluate their top 7 lineups before championship season. Unlimited runners per team in JV, freshmen and middle school races.

Entry Fees: Entry fee rates shown above.

High School Division - $7 per runner entered. $350 max per school.
Middle School Division - $5 per runner entered. $150 max per school.

Checks Payable To: Lee-Davis High School

MAIL TO:

Lee-Davis High School
Attn: Neil Mathews
7052 Mechanicsville Turnpike
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

Online Registration: Teams can register online at va.milesplit.com/meets/255225/registration

How do I register for a meet?

1. Login or Register - You must have a user name and password for Milesplit. To get that, if you don't have one, click register in the top right gray MileSplt bar directly under the Universal Sports logo and search box.

2. Claim Your Team - If you haven't already set this up, you must be registered as a coach or team administrator to register for a meet In order to get set up, you go to your team page, and at the top right, click Claim This Team. Choose either that you want to be a coach or team admin. Follow the instructions on that page. Apply and submit. Once you do that and are approved (usually within a few hours), you will receive a confirmation email and you'll be set to go to the next step.

3. Update Your Roster - If your team's roster is not already up to date, now is a good time to get any corrections made and add any additional athletes to it. Go to your team page, login, and you will see button that says "Team Administration" to the right of your team's name. Click that and then click roster on left hand toolbar. Enter or update your roster, adding any new athletes. To move graduated athletes to Alumni, simply add their graduation year and hit save.

4. Enter the Meet - Go to the season calendar and click on the green meet registration button of the meet you want to enter. Read and follow the instructions carefully and fill out the form completely. Once entered you'll see all of the available events/races listed out. To put your athletes into these events/races click the "Edit Entries" link by the event. On the following page, check the athletes you want in the race (putting in seed times if applicable), and click the save button at the bottom. Do this for each event/race. You will be able to change and update these entries until the entry deadline.

Entry Deadline: Entries will close online at midnight on Monday, October 10th. All entries and team roster submissions must be done online. NO EXCEPTIONS! Make sure that you have selected all runners from your roster who will be competing on race day by this deadline.

TIME SCHEDULE

NOTE: Top 30 ranked teams (field of at least 240 runners) chosen based off meet management's discretion will be placed in varsity "A" division. Next 30 teams will be placed in the varsity "B" division and remaining teams will be placed in varsity "C" division. List of teams in each division and JV divisions will be posted on MileStat.com on Tuesday, October 11th.

Friday, October 13th

2:30 PM - 6:30 PM - Course Preview (Sunset 6:35 PM - Park closes at dusk)

Saturday, October 14th

7:15 AM - Course Opens
7:30 AM - Packet Pick-Up
8:00 AM - High School Coaches Meeting

8:30 AM - Varsity "A" Girls 5K
9:00 AM - Varsity "A" Boys 5K
9:30 AM - JV "A" Girls 5K
10:00 AM - JV "A" Boys 5K
10:30 AM - Freshmen "A" Boys & Girls 5K

11:15 AM -12:15 PM HS Race Break for "A" Schools To Leave & "B" Schools Arrive

11:30 PM - Middle School Girls & Boys 4K

12:30 PM - Varsity "B" Race Girls 5K
1:00 PM - Varsity "B" Race Boys 5K
1:30 PM - JV "B" & "C" Girls Race
2:00 PM - JV "B" & "C" Boys Race
2:30 PM - Freshmen "B" & "C" Boys & Girls Race
3:00 PM - Varsity "C" Race Girls 5K
3:30 PM - Varsity "C" Race Boys 5K

Check-In: All athletes and teams should report to their starting boxes 15 minutes prior to their race is scheduled to begin.

Awards: Top 3 teams receive trophies in varsity "A" race. Winning team in varsity "B", varsity "C", JV & Middle School races receive trophies. Top team in each race will receive a trophy. Top 20 individual finishers in varsity races will receive medals. Top 15 individual finishers in JV, freshmen & middle school races receive medals. First place individual in each race receives medal AND bobble head runner trophy.

T-Shirts: Meet T-Shirts will be sold on-site. Price is $15 for our 2017 meet short sleeved t-shirts.

Concession: A concession stand run by the Lee-Davis program will be selling drinks (gatorade, water, soda) and food (healthy food for runners and regular concession food for spectators) throughout the meet.

Parking: There is NO fee for parking at Pole Green Park! There will be parking attendants directing traffic.

Use the below as a map guide for parking. There will be meet officials directing buses and spectators to specific areas to park. Please be aware that there will be other sporting events going on at the same time at Pole Green Park on the soccer/football fields and softball fields, so some of these lots will be filled or utilized by those people attending those events as well but the parking lots closest to the XC course will be virtually all those attending the XC meet.


Trainer & EMS on-site: We will have a certified trainer and EMS unit on-site for any injuries or emergencies. Please bring your own athletic tape. We we will have a sweeping gator utility vehicle in every race to pick up any distressed or injured runners on the course.

Keep dogs at home: Dogs have no place at THIS cross country meet. One year someone let loose their greyhound who ended up jumping into one of the races and could have taken out and injured some runners. Keep the hounds at home.

DJ & Music: We will have a DJ on-site at this year's meet providing pump up music to create an even better meet atmosphere.

Trash: Please have your athletes police their area and make sure no trash is left when your team is leaving the park. Trash bags are available in your packet and extras will be available at the team packet pick-up table. We are fortunate to have this venue to host this event and we need to make sure we keep this beautiful park clean!

Hotels:

HOTELS NEAR THE POLE GREEN PARK
ADDRESS CITY ST ZIP
Miles to Pole Green Park
Approximate Drive Time

Hampton Inn Mechanicsville (IHOP next door)
7433 Bell Creek Road Mechanicsville VA 23111
3.3 miles 7 Minutes

Holiday Inn Express Mechanicsville (IHOP next door)
7441 Bell Creek Road Mechanicsville VA 23111
3.3 miles 7 Minutes

Courtyard Marriott- North/Glen Allen
10077 Brook Road Glen Allen VA 23059
6.5 miles 11 minutes

Springhill Suites
9701 Brook Road Glen Allen VA 23059
6.5 miles 11 minutes

Wyndam Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center
1000 Virginia Center Parkway Glen Allen VA 23059
7 miles 14 minutes

ADDITIONAL Hanover County Hotels
Address City St Zip
Miles to Pole Green Park
Approximate Drive time

Comfort Suites at Kings Dominion
16280 International Street Doswell VA 23047
20.8 miles 24 Minutes

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson (Next to Bass Pro Shops)
11600 Lakeridge Parkway Ashland VA 23005
12.1 miles 17 Minutes

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson
16250 International Street Doswell VA 23047
20.8 miles 24 Minutes

Days Inn at Kings Dominion
16220 International Street Doswell VA 23047
20.8 miles 24 Minutes

Apple Garden Inn Ashland
99 South Carter Road Ashland VA 23005
15.2 miles 22 Minutes

Days Inn Ashland
806 England Street Ashland VA 23005
15.0 miles 19 Minutes

Econo Lodge Ashland
103 North Carter Road Ashland VA 23005
15.1 miles 19 Minutes

Hampton Inn Ashland
705 England Street Ashland VA 23005
15.2 miles 20 Minutes

Holiday Inn Express Ashland
107 South Carter Road Ashland VA 23005
15.1 miles 19 Minutes

Howard Johnson Inn & Suites Ashland
107 North Carter Road Ashland VA 23005
15.1 miles 19 Minutes

Motel 6
101 North Cottage Green Drive Ashland VA 23005
15.1 miles 19 Minutes

Quality Inn and Suites Ashland
810 England Street Ashland VA 23005
14.9 miles 19 Minutes

Sleep Inn & Suites Ashland
80 Cottage Green Drive Ashland VA 23005
15.4 miles 20 Minutes

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