Region D Cross Country Championships
Hosted by Abingdon High School November 6, 2019
Site: Sugar Hollow Park, Bristol, Virginia
Allyson Newton, Head Cross Country Coach
Jeff Johnson, Athletic Director
Previous Meet: Don Cumbow Invitational, October 16,
Abingdon High School is honored to host the 3A Region
D Championships at Sugar Hollow Park. The Sugar Hollow Park course is over 40
years old, is one of the oldest courses in Virginia, and is very spectator
Coaches' Meeting: 1:30pm
Women's Race: 2:00pm
Men's Race: 2:45pm
Combined Alternate Race: 3:30pm, no numbers or
official times will be provided
Awards to follow
We will follow the NFHS Rules Book for Scoring and
Uniforms. See the NFHS T&F/XC rules book if necessary.
deadline: November 3, 2019 Please submit all entries through milestat.com
Awards: Trophies will be awarded to the top female
team and the top male team. Certificates will be awarded to 1st-15th place
Course Information: The course will be on a beautiful
grass surface with multiple inclines.
Course distance is 3.0 miles with mile markers
painted on the surface. Spikes are permissible
The top 3 teams and the top 5 individuals not on the
3 teams will advance to the State meet. Trophies will be awarded to the top two
female teams and the top two male teams. Certificates will be awarded to the
first 15 individual finishers in each race.
Entry form: The paper copy will be in each packet and should be given to Coach
Allyson Newton before leaving the course. Each coach will also
need to register every qualifying runner online at milestat.com. The paper
copies will be sent to the state director as a means of checking online
Results: Results will be posted at the meet and will
be sent to milestat.com
be no charge for admission
and t-shirts will be available to purchase.
Timing: Trojan Timing will be timing the event using
chip technology. Please make sure each athlete is wearing the correctly
Please return all chips to the registration tent for
any athlete not participating.
Every participating athletes are required to return
chips prior to leaving the finish area.
A $10 return fee will be assessed to the
participating team for every chip not returned. Returning chips is the
responsibility of the head coach of each team.
An Athletic Trainer will be located near the finish
Restroom facilities are located at the bottom of the
dam near the softball fields. There are no restrooms at the top of the dam.
Team tents may be set up underneath the pine trees.
The course goes through the pine trees, so please make sure tents are not set
up on the course.
Parking will be at the top of the dam near the Park
Headquarters. Signs and people directing traffic will be provided.
From Interstate 1-81 South:
Take Exit 7 and turn right at the traffic light at the
bottom of the ramp.
Turn right at the next traffic light at the top of the
hill onto Lee Highway.
Follow for approximately 1 mile. Sugar Hollow Park
will be on your left.
The course starting area will be at the top of the
Dam to the left towards the pine trees.
Please contact Allyson Newton, email@example.com 2.va.US, or Tim Johnson, firstname.lastname@example.org, with any questions or concerns.
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