VHSL Region 5B XC Championship 2019

Mechanicsville, VA
Hosted by L.C. Bird
Timing/Results Blue Ridge Timing

Meet Information

LIVE RESULTS LINK: 

DEADLINE: NO LATER THAN 12:00 MIDNIGHT ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019. YOU MAY ENTER AS MANY ATHLETES FROM YOUR TEAM ROSTER AS YOU LIKE, BUT ONLY 7 RUNNERS FROM EACH SCHOOL MAY COMPETE IN THE VARSITY CHAMPIONSHIP RACES. ALL OTHERS MAY COMPETE IN THE JOINT 4B-5B SUB-VARSITY RACES. PLEASE FOLLOW ALL ON-LINE ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS VERY CAREFULLY AND MAKE SURE TO ENTER ALL FROM YOUR TEAM WHO MAY COMPETE.

RULES: Cross Country section of the 2019 National Alliance Edition of Track & Field Rules.

COURSE: The Pole Green Park National 5000 Meter (3.1 miles) Course was established in 2008 for the USATF National Junior Olympic Cross-Country Championships The starting area is wide enough to accommodate large numbers of runners with the first turn more than 600 meters away. It is spectator friendly with wide open running lanes of mostly grass and wooded trails.\ Flats or short spikes are recommended. 

COURSE Boys Record 15:24 Silas Frantz Douglas Freeman 2010 

RECORDS: Girls Record 17:39 Megan Moye Cosby 2011

COURSE A map of the course is attached. The course is permanently marked and easy to follow. 

TOURS: Teams and individuals are encouraged to tour the course before the day of the meet. 

NOTE: THE COURSE WILL BE OPEN FOR TOURING AT 10:00 AM ON RACE DAY AND 

CLOSED AT 1:00 PM AND NO FURTHER TOURING WILL BE ALLOWED BEYOND 1:00 PM.

BIB NUMBERS Bib numbers with tear-off tags and pins will be provided for all runners and must be worn unaltered on the front of the racing singlet.

AWARDS Championship Trophies to the Boys & Girls 1st and 2nd place teams. Medals to the top 15 

Finishers in the Boys & Girls Varsity Championship Races 

STATE The top three (3) teams and the first five (5) individuals not on one of those three teams in the 

QUALIFYING Championship Races will qualify for the State Class 5 Championships scheduled for Great Meadows on Saturday, November 16, 2019. State Meet information will be included in the team packets.

CONCESSIONS: The L.C. Bird XC/Track and Field teams will have drinks and food for sale.

T-SHIRTS: REGIONAL Multi-colored professionally printed REGIONAL CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP T-Shirts will be on sale on meet day. PLEASE INFORM YOUR RUNNERS AND PARENTS
PARKING: Free Parking will be available on the fields adjacent to the course.

TEAM TENTS: There will be a designated area for team camps & tents. PLEASE LEAVE YOUR AREA CLEAN. A TRASH BAG WILL BE PROVIDED FOR EACH SCHOOL PLEASE TAKE YOUR TRASH WITH 

YOU. THERE IS NO TRASH PICKUP AT POLE GREEN PARK

                               JOINT CLASS 4 REGION B & CLASS 5 REGION B MEET TIME SCHEDULE



12:00 PM 4B TEAM PACKETS AVAILABLE

12:30 PM 4B REGION COACHES MEETING

1:00 PM 5B TEAM PACKETS AVAILABLE

1:00 PM START 4B REGION GIRLS VARSITY CHAMPIONSHIP RACE

1:40 PM START 4B REGION BOYS VARSITY CHAMPIONSHIP RACE

1:45 PM Region 5B Coaches Meeting 



2:10 PM START GIRLS SUB-VARSITY RACE *

*The sub-varsity races will be joint races with Region 4B and 5B Region athletes. There will be no team scores or awards, just an opportunity for your alternates and others not competing in the varsity championship races to get a time.

2:55 PM START BOYS SUB-VARSITY RACE *

3:35 PM START 5B REGION GIRLS VARSITY CHAMPIONSHIP RACE

4:15 PM START 5B REGION BOYS VARSITY CHAMPIONSHIP RACE

AWARDS PRESENTATIONS FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP RACES WILL BE HELD FOLLOWING THE BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP RACE IN EACH DIVISION

DEADLINE:NO LATER THAN 12:00 MIDNIGHT ON Thursday, OCT. 31, 2019. YOU MAY ENTER AS MANY ATHLETES FROM YOUR TEAM ROSTER AS YOU LIKE, BUT ONLY 7 RUNNERS FROM EACH SCHOOL MAY COMPETE IN THE VARSITY CHAMPIONSHIP RACES. ALL OTHERS MAY COMPETE IN THE JOINT 5A-4A SUB-VARSITY RACES. PLEASE FOLLOW ALL ON-LINE ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS VERY CAREFULLY AND MAKE SURE TO ENTER ALL FROM YOUR TEAM WHO MAY COMPETE.



2019 CLASS 5 REGION B CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

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