Quad States Invitational

October 15, 2011 @ Woodgrove HS 5K Course in Purcellville, VA

Hosted by Woodgrove    

Additional Information

2011 Quad States Invitational Cross Country Meet

WHERE: Woodgrove High School, 36811 Allder School Road, Purcellville VA 20132

WHO: Teams from Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland & Pennsylvania

WHEN: Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 1st Race @ 12:00 noon

COURSE: Flat to rolling grass/dirt on 120+ acre school campus. Spectators/coaches can view 90+ % of race from one vantage point & can be "on the rail" as runners pass 3 times during the race (in addition to start/finish) with minimal (< 100 yards) of walking. Ease of access to 1-mile & 2-mile splits for coaches/managers. If you feel the need for speed, this is your course.

ENTRIES: Please submit roster at www.runhigh.com after 08/01/11. Entry fees are $225/school (girls & boys teams) & $175 per single gender team. Entries must be received by Monday, October 10, 2011. Make checks payable to "Woodgrove High School." Mail checks to WHS, Attn: Scott Burns/Quad States Invitational.

RACES: Girls & Boys races as follows: JV-Freshman/Sophomore, JV-Junior/Senior, Varsity.

AWARDS: Trophies - 1st/2nd/3rd in all races. Individual medals - 25 deep in all races.

T-SHIRTS: Available for sale at the meet.

MEET DIRECTORS: Scott Burns (Head XC Coach), Kauren Nordstrom (Assistant XC Coach), Dave Ciccarelli (Assistant XC Coach)

CELL PHONES: Scott Burns (540.550.3188), Kauren Nordstrom (719.659.2279), Dave Ciccarelli (703.431.0240)

EMAILS: Scott Burns (scott.burns@lcps.org), Kauren Nordstrom (kauren.nordstrom@lcps.org), Dave Ciccarelli (dave@lmainc.com)

FACILITIES: You may bring a tent, but cannot stake it if located on turf practice field. There will be portable toilets and the girls & boys locker rooms will be open). Please pick up your trash before leaving the meet. Athletic trainers will be on-site. Please bring your own tape.

DIRECTIONS: From Shenandoah Valley - I-81 North to Route 7 East to Round Hill exit. Left in "downtown" Round Hill on 719 north. Right on Allder School Road. Thru traffic circle @ 690 then next right into school.

From Winchester & points west - Follow Shenandoah Valley instructions starting with Route 7 east.

From Maryland & Pennsylvania & points north - I-81 south to Route 7 east then follow directions above or I-70 to Frederick to US340 west towards Harpers Ferry. Take the Brunswick exit (Route 17) into Brunswick. Follow 17 across Potomac River - Road becomes VA287. Follow 287 south past Lovettsville & Route 9 to right onto Allder School Road. School is about 2 miles on the left.

From Fairfax & Loudoun Counties & points east. Take Toll Road/Greenway (Route 267) west past Dulles Airport to Leesburg. Take Route 7 west from Leesburg to Purcellville exit (Route 287). Turn left @ bottom of ramp. Take next right onto Hirst Road. Take next right onto Purcellville Road. Take 2nd left onto Allder School Road. School is about 3/4 miles on the left.

From Points South - Take I-95 to 267 (Dulles Toll Road) & follow directions above or take I-66 to US15 North (Haymarket exit) to Leesburg. Then take Route 7 west & follow directions above.

LOST?: Call Coach Ciccarelli. He's really good with directions.

PARKING: $5.00 donation - Room for 1,000+ vehicles

LODGING: Best Western/703.777.9400, Days Inn/703.777.6622, Hampton Inn/703.669.8640, Fairfield Inn-Dulles/703.435.5300, Dulles Airport Marriott/703.471.9500, Dulles Town Center Courtyard by Marriott/571.434.6400, Spring Hill Suites/703.723.9300

12:00 - JV Freshman/Sophomore Girls
12:45 - JV Freshman/Sophomore Boys
1:30 - JV Junior/Senior Girls
2:15 - JV Junior/Senior Boys
3:00 - Varsity Girls
3:30 - Varsity Boys
4:00 - Awards

SANCTIONING: Virginia - other states pending

Please submit intent email to race directors asap. Include (a) school, (b) points of contact, (c) team(s) to be entered, (d) approx # of runners. Entries limited to 1st 40 teams.