Meet Information

27th Annual Blue Demon Invitational
“It’s a brand new demon”

When: Saturday, September 2, 2017
Where: Christiansburg Primary/Elementary School Grounds

Schedule of events:
7:15 – 9:00 Packet Pick-up
8:00 New Blue 5K run (Public Race) – 3.1 Miles – (Entry $20, awards to top 3 male and female overall)
8:30 Middle School Race – 2 Mile –$5/individual or $ 35/team (free if your varsity teams are competing)
9:00 Varsity Girls 5K -$10/individual or $70/team
9:45 Varsity Boys 5K -$10/individual or $70/team
10:30 JV Girls 5K -$5/individual or $35/team (free if your varsity teams are competing)
11:15 JV Boys 5K $5/individual or $35/team (free if your varsity teams are competing)
Awards will follow last race ASAP (near the finish chute)

Entries:
Up to 7 in each varsity race. Unlimited entries in the JV races. 8th graders may run either the JV race or the middle school race. 6th, and 7th graders will not be allowed in the JV race. They must run the 2 miler at 8:30.
Entries will be completed online at va.milesplit.com
Entry Deadline: MONDAY, August 28, 2017

Registration help:
va.milesplit.us/pages/Online_Meet_Reg_Instructions

Entry Fees:
Checks made payable to CHS Cross Country and send to:
ATTN: James Woods – Athletic Director
Christiansburg High School
100 Independence Boulevard
Christiansburg, Va 24073


Course:
Most of the course is very hilly and demanding. 99% of the course is on grass, but there is some asphalt the runners will be crossing. Please remind your runners to wear appropriate shoes. The course will be mowed and marked clearly with little yellow flags on both sides of the running area. There will be painted arrows on every turn so no one gets confused. There will also be road monitors to stop traffic if necessary. The course is an official 3.1 mile race.

Parking:
There will be a $5 parking fee for cars and trucks to park at the course. Free parking is available at various locations downtown within a short walk. Use the map below to find parking. Meet Parking Map


Meet Records:
Boys Varsity 3.1 – Micah Pratt 16:33, 2016
Girl's Varsity 3.1 - Sophia Jantomaso 19:47, 2016

Boys JV 3.1 – Jonathan Krone 18:43, 2016
Girls JV 3.1 – Kaitlynn Wolfe 21:31, 2016

Open Race Record:
Male: Anderson Norton 19:39, 2016
Female: Donna Palisa 21:32, 2016


Restrooms:
Will be located inside the Christiansburg Elementary School on top of the hill.
There will also be two porta-johns available for use.


Awards:
Varsity – Top 3 Teams will receive a trophy
Top 10 in each varsity race will receive a medal in the finish chute.

*** Top 7 times of the day (JV and Varsity combined) receive an “All Meet Team” T-shirt
Middle School – Top 3 boys and girls receive a medal


Shirts/Concessions: Meet technical shirts will be available for purchase.


Scoring:
Chip Timing Provided by CS timing.

Questions/Concerns:
Coaches:
Brian Porter
Cell: 540-392-7550
E-mail – brianporter@mcps.org

Brett Sherfy
E-mail-brettsherfy@mcps.org

Directions to the Course:
From South I-81:
Take I-81 North towards Roanoke
Take Exit 114 (Christiansburg/Route 8)
When you come off the exit, you will take a LEFT towards Christiansburg.
Once you take a left, you will be on Route 8/West Main Street. Continue on this street towards Christiansburg. You will go through one stop light and at the second stop light you will take a LEFT onto Depot Street.
You will follow Depot Street to the next light and you will continue straight through this light.
You will then travel about ¼ of a mile and you will see BETTY DRIVE on your LEFT. Take a LEFT onto Betty Drive and there will be parking attendants at the top of the hill.


From North I-81:
Take I-81 South towards Christiansburg
Take Exit 114 (Christiansburg, Route 8).
When you come off the exit, you will take a RIGHT towards Christiansburg
Once you take a left, you will be on Route 8/West Main Street. Continue on this street towards Christiansburg. You will go through one stop light and at the second stop light you will take a LEFT onto Depot Street.
You will follow Depot Street to the next light and you will continue straight through this light.
You will then travel about ¼ of a mile and you will see BETTY DRIVE on your LEFT. Take a LEFT onto Betty Drive and there will be parking attendants at the top of the hill.

BLUE DEMON Course map

Open Race Registration Form **Coming Soon**

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