Meet Information

BOY’S & GIRL’S HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY INVITATIONAL hosted by PALATINE HIGH SCHOOL

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 9:00 A.M.

@Deer Grove East Forest Preserve

TIME SCHEDULE: Walk the Course: 8:30 A.M.

Boys Frosh Race: 9:00 A.M. 2.5 Miles

Girls Fr/So Race: 9:25 A.M. 2.5 Miles

Boys Soph Race: 9:50 A.M. 3.0 Miles

Girls Varsity Race: 10:20 A.M. 3.0 Miles

Boys Varsity Race: 10:50 A.M. 3.0 Miles

Girls JV Race: 11:20 A.M. 3.0 Miles

Boys JV Race: 11:50 A.M. 3.0 Miles

Awards: 12:20 P.M.

TEAMS ENTERED:

BOYS – (31 teams)

Barrington Jones College Prep New Trier Stevenson

Cary-Grove Lake Zurich Oak Park-River Forest Vernon Hills

Crystal Lake Central Libertyville Palatine York

Dundee Crown Loyola Academy Plainfield North Yorkville

Fenwick Maine South Plainfield South

Grayslake Central Maine West Prairie Ridge Brentwood Academy (TN)

Hersey McHenry Prospect St. Louis University HS (MO)

Hinsdale Central Mundelein St. Ignatius St. Xavier (KY)

GIRLS – (30 teams)

Barrington Hersey Mundelein Wheaton-Warrenville South

Buffalo Grove Lake Zurich New Trier Yorkville

Cary-Grove Libertyville Palatine York

Crystal Lake Central Loyola Academy Prairie Ridge Gardner-South Wilmington (Ind)

Downers Grove North Lyons Township Prospect Lane Tech (Individual)

Dundee Crown Maine South St. Charles East Christian Liberty (Individual)

Fenwick Maine West Stevenson Assumption (KY)

Grayslake Central McHenry Vernon Hills Daviess County (KY)

Louisville Male Traditional (KY)

ENTRIES: Your entries must be submitted by Tuesday, September 20th, at 9:00pm.

 Go to www.realtiminginc.com and select the Palatine Invitational from the Up-Coming Events column.

 Click on Entry Form this will open an Excel spreadsheet that is the entry form for the meet.

 For each athlete, enter First Name, Last Name, Class (Fr, So, Jr, or Sr), and Gender (F or M)

 Save the Excel file on your computer

 Finally e-mail a copy of the Excel entry form to: entries@realtiminginc.com

MEET SITE: Deer Grove East Forest Preserve on Dundee Road, 1⁄4 mile west of Hicks Rd. Some (very

limited) spectator parking is available. From Rt. 53, exit Dundee Rd. west. Go

approximately 2 miles to Deer Grove. Turn right at first entrance past Hicks Rd.

Course routes are 3.0 miles and 2.5 miles. 3/8” spikes are suggested for all.

AWARDS: We will award 7 medals to the following top teams.

The coach of these teams will receive a special award.

Team: Boys Frosh 1st 3 teams Girls Fr/So 1st 4 teams

Boys Soph 1st 3 teams Girls JV 1st 3 teams

Boys JV 1st 3 teams Girls Varsity 1st 5 teams

Boys Varsity 1st 5 teams

Individual: Varsity races 1st

through 30th place medals

Soph, & JV races 1st

through 20th place medals

Frosh & F/S races 1st

through 25th place medals

ENTRY FEE: Girls - $175.00 Boys - $175.00 Both - $350.00

ENTRY LIMITS: Boys & Girls JV race Unlimited entries (3.0 miles)

Boys Sophomore Race Unlimited entries (3.0 miles)

Boys Freshman Race Unlimited entries (2.5 miles)

Girls Frosh-Soph Race Unlimited entries (2.5 miles)

Boys & Girls Varsity Race SEVEN RUNNERS ONLY (3.0 miles)

INSTRUCTIONS: Upon arrival, pick up your envelopes containing all necessary information

AT THE SHELTER ACROSS FROM THE START/FINISH LINE.

WASHROOMS: Portable washrooms will be provided. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN WATER.

PARKING: All busses are to unload athletes near start/finish line. The bus must then exit

through maintenance area and park at the high school. Only exception will be

if coach is driving the bus.

Limited parking is available in Deer Grove East. For those who might want to walk

or bike in, parking is also available in the parking lot of the old Dominick’s

grocery store on Dundee Rd, just before the Jewel at the corner of

Dundee/Hicks. Walking distance to course is a little more than a mile.

A spectator shuttle will be available to Deer Grove East course from Palatine High

School parking lot. Palatine HS address is 1111 N. Rohlwing Road, Palatine, IL 60074

TEAM CAMPS: Tents and team areas should be set up on south side of the road.

DRESSING: No locker rooms are available. Please come dressed and prepared to run.

T-SHIRTS: We will be selling Palatine Invitational MEET OF CHAMPIONS T-shirts for $16.00.

Due to Cook Country Forest Preserve restrictions on sales...Coaches must fax pre-
order forms detailing colors and sizes needed by THURSDAY, September 24th at

5:00pm. T-shirts may be paid for and picked up at the meet headquarters.

A limited number of T-shirts may be available the day of the meet.

CONCESSIONS: A food/drink tent will be set up by the cross country parents.

RESULTS: Results will be posted at www.realtiming.com shortly after the meet. A copy of results

(no JV open), one per school, will be available at the conclusion of the meet.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Athletic Director Jerry Dobbs (jdobbs@d211.org) (847) 755-1770

Boys Cross Country Coach Chris Quick (cquick@d211.org) (847) 755-1716 Home - (847) 202-0692

Girls Cross Country Coach Joe Parks (jparks@d211.org) (847) 755-1783 Cell - (847) 651-6272

2016 Palatine Invite Start Boxes

Girls Box # Boys

Prairie Ridge 1 Cary-Grove

Fenwick 2 Jones College Prep

Daviess County (KY) 3 Hinsdale Central

Cary-Grove 4 Palatine

Wheaton Warrenville South 5 Vernon Hills

Crystal Lake Central 6 Dundee Crown

Vernon Hills 7 Brentwood Academy (TN)

Palatine 8 Prospect

Dundee Crown 9 Hersey

Libertyville 10 Grayslake Central

St. Charles East 11 Lake Zurich

Lake Zurich 12 Crystal Lake Central

Mundelein 13 Oak Park-River Forest

New Trier 14 New Trier

Downers Grove North 15 Stevenson

Loyola Academy 16 Fenwick

Assumption (KY) 17 St. Louis University HS (MO)

Lyons Township 18 St. Ignatius

Yorkville 19 Libertyville

Maine West 20 Yorkville

Hersey 21 Loyola Academy

Louisville Male Traditional (KY) 22 Maine South

Barrington 23 Barrington

Grayslake Central 24 York

Prospect 25 McHenry

McHenry 26 Maine West

Maine South 27 Plainfield North

Buffalo Grove 28 St. Xavier (KY)

Stevenson 29 Mundelein

Individuals 30 Prairie Ridge

York 31 Plainfield South

Important Reminders

 Entries due Tuesday, September 20th by 9:00 pm

 T-Shirt Orders due Thursday, September 22nd by 5:00 pm

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