Cobb County Cross Country Championships 2014

Acworth, Ga

Meet Information

Cobb County Cross Country Championships
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Allatoona Creek Park (Cobb Corps Property)
Acworth, Georgia

Schedule: 6:30 a.m. Gates Open
7:00 a.m. Coaches pick-up team packets
7:45 a.m. Junior Varsity Girls Race (9th & 10th graders, 11th & 12th over 25 minute 5k)
8:25 a.m. Junior Varsity Boys Race (9th & 10th graders, 11th & 12th over 22 minute 5k)
9:00 a.m. Varsity Girls Race (Unlimited entries)
9:30 a.m. Varsity Boys Race (Unlimited entries)
10:15 a.m. Awards Ceremony

Awards: Junior Varsity: Top 5 individual finishers
First and second place team trophy
Varsity: Top 10 individual finishers
Top 3 teams

Host: Walton High School

Entry Fee: Varsity Races - $100 each gender
Junior Varsity Races free if racing varsity or $50 each gender
Individuals - $10 each
Maximum of $180 if entering both varsity teams
Make checks payable to: Walton Cinder Club (NOT WALTON HIGH SCHOOL)
Send checks to:
Walton HS Cinder Club
P.O. Box 72043
Marietta, GA 30007-2043

Entries: Due by Thursday, September 4th.
Entries will be completed through:


Course: Mostly grass course with some dirt paths. Due to damage, the course will have a redesign this year. Details of the new course will be available before the week of the meet.

Directions: From Highway 41 (North Marietta Parkway) heading North
Turn LEFT onto Mars Hill Road
Turn RIGHT onto County Line Road (after passing Frey Elementary)
Turn RIGHT onto Old Stilesboro Road Course is a mile on the RIGHT
From Highway 120 (Dallas Highway)
Turn RIGHT onto Mars Hill Road
Turn LEFT onto County Line Road (after Brookstone subdivision)
Turn RIGHT onto Old Stilesboro Road Course is a mile on the RIGHT
Using Google Maps, Search Turtle Back Trail

County Varsity Girls: Mindy Lukens 18:20 1984 Lassiter
Records: Varsity Boys: Andy Burns 15:44.8 1991 Pope
J.V. Girls: Andie Whitfield 20:33.24 2012 Harrison
J.V. Boys: Brian Potts 17:13.3 2003 McEachern

FYI T-shirts will be sold on race day by Georgia Promotions.

The Cobb County Corps Property is open for running and inspection the month of August. The land is used for hunting prior to 10 a.m. after September 6th. Contact John Purcell ( for a special use permit for practices or events at the park.

Port-a-Johns will be onsite starting Friday 9/5/14 in the afternoon. Gentlemen should use the port-a-johns, not the woods.

There will be a designated team tent area that will be marked off the day of the meet. Please do not set-up anywhere outside of the marked area.

If there is too much rain, all teams and spectators must be bussed in from an alternate location that will be determined the week of the race.

It is encouraged to bring bug spray and to not go into the woods.

Timing The Perfect Timing Group will time the meet.

Coaches Each team must bring their own water, there is not a water source at the
Important meet!
Please pick-up after your team. We will lose this location in the future if we do not follow all of the Cobb County Corpss rules. Help us make sure we have this course for future use!

We cannot charge spectators an entry fee for the meet, thus we cannot give back to Cobb County Parks the way we would like to. Please consider having your schools booster club give a donation to the park.

Coaches athletes will not be allowed to park or be dropped off at the meet. All teams MUST reserve busses to bring their teams to and from the meet. Parking for parents and spectators will be addressed soon.

Registration help: