Blue Ridge Invitational
October 5, 2019
Hosted by Lord Botetourt High School & James River High School
Greenfield Recreation Center Daleville, VA 24083
8:00am Course Opens for Open 5k Race
9:00am Middle School & High School Packet Pick Up
9:30am Open 5k Race (Details Below)
10:00am Coaches Meeting at the Scoring Tent (near the Finish Line)
10:30am Girls Middle School 3k (Unlimited)
11:15am Boys Middle School 3k (Unlimited)
12:00pm Girls Varsity 5k (Top 10 Runners)
12:45pm Boys Varsity 5k (Top 10 Runners)
1:30pm Girls J.V. 5k (Unlimited)
2:15pm Boys J.V. 5k (Unlimited)
Entry Fee: $75.00 per High School team ($150.00 if you are bringing a boys and girls team). Team fee for Middle School teams is $25 per team or $50 for boys and girls teams. $10.00 per athlete if there is no full team. Please make checks out to "Lord Botetourt High" with "Blue Ridge Invitational" in the memo section.
Open Race: Entry fee is $5.00 per individual. Entry fee (cash only) is to be paid on race day and then sign a waiver form. A bib number will be issued so you can run the race. Registration for the open race starts at 8:15am and ends at 9:15am so the race can start at 9:30am. Please do not mail any checks for the open race to the address below. Coaches from teams entered in the invitational meet can run for FREE. Just sign a waiver form and get a bib number.
Medals:Top 10 Men and Top 10 Women in the open race will receive medals.
Mail check to: Lord Botetourt High 1435 Roanoke Road Daleville, VA 24083
PARKING: $5 per vehicle
Varsity runners must be in 9-12th grades.
JV runners must be in 9-12th grades.
Middle School athletes must be in 6th-8th grades.
Trophies to the Top 3 Varsity Teams Male and Female
Trophy to the Top J V Male and Female Team
Varsity Medals to the Top 15 Male and Female
JV Medals to the Top 15 Male and Female
Middle School Medals to the Top 10 Male and Female
DIRECTIONS: FROM 81 NORTH: Traveling south on I-81, take Exit 150B (first 150 exit). Turn right onto U. S. Route 220 North, towards Fincastle. Travel 1.7 miles and turn left at the light onto Catawba Road (Route 779). Continue for 1.8 miles and turn right onto Etzler Road (672). Proceed down Etzler Road for .8 mile until you see the sign for Recreation Park at Greenfield, turn right, Greenfield Recreation Center on right. FROM 81 SOUTH: Traveling north on I-81, take Exit 150B (second 150 exit), stay in the right hand lane on the exit ramp, Take 220 North at the stoplight, towards Fincastle. Travel 1.7 miles and turn left at the light onto Catawba Road (Route 779). Continue for 1.8 miles and turn right onto Etzler Road (672). Proceed down Etzler Road for .8 mile until you see the sign for Recreation Park at Greenfield, turn right, Greenfield Recreation Center on right.
ENTRY INSTRUCTION: Entries are due on Milestat by Thursday October 3rd at 3:00pm.
MEET OFFICIAL & STARTER: USATF Meet Official and Starter: Rick Wallin
CONCESSIONS: Food & Beverages provided by Outside Vendor
Coaches meal ticket will be provided in packet. 2 Per Team
T-Shirts will be sold.
COURSE MAP: The solid yellow outline is the 5k course. The Middle School 2 Mile course uses one of the Shortcuts on the yellow outline. The map is attached.
TIMER: Timing will be handled by Coach Jeremy Woods of Run Roanoke
ATHLETIC TRAINER; There will be an athletic trainer on site, stationed near the finish line.
WATER: Water will be provided on the course and at the finish line.
For more details contact:
Robert Sullivan Jr., Co-Meet Director Lord Botetourt High School
1435 Roanoke Road
Daleville, VA 24083
Butch Lewis, Co-Meet Director James River High School
9906 Springwood Road
Buchanan, VA 24066