Meet Information

Entries for the meet closes on Wednesday, August 30 at 11:59pm. - email the race director to get the passcode, donlivingston@bellsouth.net 2017 Coach Information Packet - will be emailed to all coaches on Thursday morning, August 31.2017 Course Map-will be in the coaches Information PacketWe are excited to bring you the 2017 at&t Starr's Mill Panther XC Meet.You can count on another strong XC meet this year: A Fast course, strong fields, spectator friendly, and well managed to keep the meet on track. We are excited to Announce that Marielle Hall, 2016 USA Olympian in the women's 10K will be this year's invited athlete. She will be at meet signing auto graphs, taking pictures with teams, and handing out awards. She will be at the team dinner the night before. All teams are welcomeSchedule of races: 6:30 am Packet Pick-up Opens and Course Open for Warm-ups 7:50 am Course Closes for Warm-ups 8:00 am Varsity Girls (10 runners) 8:30 am Varsity Boys (10 runners) 9:00 am JV Girls (unlimited) 9:30 am JV Boys (unlimited) 10:00 am Freshman Boys and Girls (run together, scored & awarded separately) 10:30 am Middle School Girls -3000m 10:50 am Middle School Boys - 3000m 11:15 am Awards (we should be done by 12:15pm) Timing: The Perfect Timing Group is the timing company for this XC meet. Each athlete will have a race number and a shoe chip. We will remove the shoe chip before they leave the finish chute. All shoe chips not returned will be charged to the school of the runner. Results will be posted on www.ga.milesplit.com and www.ptgrouponline.com later on Saturday.***All runners must be register online to receive shoe chips. No shoe chip = No official time.Entry Fee:$150.00 entry fee- High School boy's team only$150.00 entry fee- High School girl's team only$250.00 entry fee- High School boys and girls togetherIf your Middle School is a separate program from the high school program (separate coach, separate practices, separate mile split listing) the following are your entry fees:$150.00 entry fee- Middle School boy's team only$150.00 entry fee- Middle School girl's team only$250.00 entry fee- Middle School boys and girls together$20 per individual competing in the middle school race (if you don't have enough for a team)Make checks out to Finish Line Booster ClubMail to: SMHS Finish Line Booster Club Attn: AT&T Panther XC Meet 195 Lodge Trail Fayetteville, GA 30215Admission Fee: Coaches Please let your parents know. $5 per spectator, collected as you drive into park;Coaches/teachers free with GHSA ID sAwards Specifics: Varsity RacesIndividual Medals for the Top 20 runners Team Trophy for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place teamsTeam Medals for each varsity runner on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place teamsJV RacesIndividual Medals for the Top 20 runners Team Trophy for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place teamsTeam Medals for each JV runner on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place teams (limited to the top 10 runners)Freshman Race Individual Medals for the Top 10 runners Team Trophy for the 1st, and 2nd place teamsTeam Medals for each freshamn runner on the 1st, and 2nd place teams (limited to the top 10 runners)3K Middle School Race Individual Medals for the Top 20 runners Team Trophy for the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place teamsTeam Medals for each middle school runner on the 1st, 2nd and 3nd place teams (limited to the top 10 runners)Excellent facilities for athletes and spectators 77 acres, 3 entrances for easy traffic flow1000+ parking spots, special bus parking area, plus overflow parkingPlenty of areas for team tents (shaded or in the sun) Plenty places for warm-up by the course or paved pathsPlenty of portable restrooms near team team/ warm up area and separate one inside the start areaMedic/ Training tentCourse is very spector friendly/ go down by the lake and see your athlete run Hospitality Tent/ Drinks for all coachesConcessions availableCustom AT&T Panther XC Invitational T-shirts available for purchase; Course markers every 200m on the course + additional Clock at the 1 mile markerFinish Chute and large clock at the lineElite Athlete Tent for autographs Marielle Hall will be available at the tent to sign autographs and take pictures throughout the morning.Courtesy Rules: If you have an athlete cannot run faster than 30 minutes in the VARSITY race, you should put them in the JV race.If your athlete must stop to walk during the race, we will ask them to step off the course and not finish. We will stop the automatic timing at 30 minutes. If you have an athlete running slower than 30 minutes, they will not get placed in the results and the coach will need to secure their time. For the Freshman and middle school Races, we will run the clock for a few additional minutes. Directions to the XCHC- XC Course at Hertiage Christian Church2 miles from Starrs Mill High School, down Redwine RoadRegistration help:www.milesplit.us/pages/Online_Meet_Reg_InstructionsNote that these instructions are on the US Portal and you will have to return to your state site to actually find your team and enter the meet.

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