25th Annual Ridge Ferry Invitational 2016

Rome, GA

Meet Information

This meet, hosted by Rome High, typically runs very flat and fast. Ridge Ferry is a mixture of grass, gravel, and pavement. The final JV race tends to run until sunset, and awards will follow. If you are traveling from a considerable driving distance, please make note that you could arrive home late. For further information. For more information contact Luis Goya at logoya@rcs.rome.ga.us.

25th ANNUAL
RIDGE FERRY INVITATIONAL
CROSS COUNTRY MEET


DATE: Saturday, August 27th 2016

PLACE: Ridge Ferry Park, Riverside Parkway, Rome.

COURSE: All High school races will run on the 5K cross country course at Ridge Ferry Park. This scenic course is basically flat and fast. 60% of the course is grass or gravel trails, 40% is on asphalt trails.
Middle school races will run on the 3200 meters Cross Country course at Ridge Ferry Park.

ENTRY FEES: $140.00 per High school Team (or $70 Boys team and $70 Girls team).
$70 per Middle School Team ( or $35 Boys team and $35 Girls team).
$10 per runner for the Open 5k Race (Free for coaches for HS and MS)

*ENTRY LIMITS:* The Ridge Ferry Invitational will be limited to the first 26 HS teams. Enter top 10 runners per varsity team. All other runners will run the JV race .Please notify Coach Goya of your approximate # of JV Boy and JV Girl entries by 8/22/16.

Make checks payable to: Wolf Running Nation Foundation

AWARDS: Top three teams in the HS and MS varsity races will receive trophies
Medals to the top 10 individuals in Varsity races.
Medals to the top 10 finishers in the JV races.

Race will be chip by The Perfect Timing group. All results reported to MileSplit.

FACILITIES: Restrooms, water fountains, picnic tables. No dressing facilities, dress before arriving. T-shirt will be sold and designed on site by EagleSportz. Snack concessions and Food truck.

ENTRY LIMITS: The Ridge Ferry Invitational will be limited to the first 26 HS teams. Enter top 10 runners per varsity team. All other runners will run the JV race .Please notify Coach Goya of your approximate # of JV Boy and JV Girl entries by 8//13.

GISA and/or running clubs that are not GHSA members are welcome to enter the HS JV races (non-scored) and MS races - sorry, GHSA rules.

PARKING: Parking is available around the old pumphouse or across the street. DO NOT park directly on the road itself, as it is part of the course.

ENTRY DEADLINE: August 24th, 2016 - 10pm

RACE PACKETS AND MAPS: Available at officials table on race day.

RACE SCHEDULE:
7:30 Open Race
8:00 Varsity Girls (5k)
8:35 Varsity Boys (5k)
9:10 JV Girls
9:45 JV Boys
10:30 Girls Middle School (3200 meters)
10:50 Boys Middle School (3200 meters)

*** ALL ENTERING MS AND HS COACHES - PLEASE EMAIL OR TEXT YOUR CELL # TO COACH LUIS GOYA (logoya@rcs.rome.ga.us or 706-936-7474) SO THAT YOU CAN BE IMMEDIATELY NOTIFIED OF ANY CHANGES OR WEATHER RELATED MESSAGES ***

Questions: Luis Goya
Rome High School
logoya@rcs.rome.ga.us
(706)936-7474

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