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Knights Crossing Open Race
Sat, Sep 13, 2014
About This Activity
Knights Crossing is the largest XC Festival in South Western Virginia. Currently, it has over 50 high schools and over 40 middle school represented.
The open race has been very popular with parents, coaches, and the Roanoke Valley Elite runners.
Because the course is very flat and all grass, it is extremely fast if you are looking to PR in a fall race.
Event details and schedule
This event is held on an all grass and very fast course at beautiful Green Hill Park. Knights Crossing as been ranked as the 3rd best invitational in the state according to MileStat! *IPICO chip timing provided by Coach Loesel and the Cave Spring timing crew. If you and your team are interested in attending please e-mail Tommy Maguire at firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP! We will accept the first 75 high school and 50 middle school teams. As of August 30th we have 58 high schools, 42 middle schools, and 5 elementary schools signed up! Please let me know if you plan on attending! We currently have teams attending from: Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, & West Virginia This is a sanctioned meet! Schedule of Events: 7:00 am Course Opens Packet Pick-up/Open Race registration 8:00 am Open 5K Race for men and women 9:05 am Coaches Meeting 9:00 am Elementary School Championship 1K Race - (Boys/Girls) Medals to Top 10 9:15 am Open Race Awards 9:30 am Girls Middle School Championship 3K Race - (Medals to Top 10 10:00 am Boys Middle School Championship 3K Race - (Medals to Top 10 [i]The "Red" race is for larger schools and out of state teams! 10:30 am Girls Red Race 5K - Top 10 runners per team - Medals to top 15 11:15 am Boys Red Race 5K - Top 10 runners per team - Medals to top 15 The "Black" race is for smaller schools and all private schools! 11:45 am Girls Black Race 5K - Top 10 runners per team - Medals to top 15 12:30 pm Boys Black Race 5K - Top 10 runners per team - Medals to top 15 The "White" race is for all runners who are not in the top ten! 1:15 pm Girls White Race 5k - unlimited 2:00 pm Boys White Race 5k - unlimited Knights Crossing Meet Records: Men: Matthew Brafford 15:21.80, 2013 Women: Megan Marsico18:01.56, 2008 Green Hill Course Records: Men: David Cheromei15:03.86 2010 Knights Crossing Women: Megan Marsico17:45.75 2008 Metro Champs Open Race Records: Men: David Cheromei15:03.86 2010 Women: Jackie Kosakowski18:15.35 2010 Athletic Trainers: Some space will be available for your team trainers and we will be providing an athletic trainer for limited assistance. T-shirts: will be on sale as well as a concession stand. Restrooms are limited; however there will be 15 port-a-johns on site. Joe Larocco will be the official meet starter. Cave Spring coach, Tommy Maguire will be the official meet director. email@example.com Directions to Green Hill Park: From I-81(N or S): Take exit 137 (Salem). Take a right at the bottom of the exit ramp. Follow to 1st traffic light. Go right onto Route 460. Go to the 3rd traffic light and take a left onto Duiguids Lane. Cross the railroad tracks and you will come to Green Hill Park on your right. Please follow signs to 2nd entrance down access road. Parking Information: Parking will be available through the second right down the access road. There will be parking for cars and buses, free of charge Hotel Information: #1 Recommended with team rates of $88.00 dollars. Say you are attending 2014 Knights Crossing. Comfort Suites Inn 100 Wildwood Rd, Salem 24153 (540) 389-7171 Quality Inn 179 Sheraton Dr. (540) 562-1912 Holiday Inn Express 1535 East Main Street (540) 986-1000 Hampton Inn 1886 Electric Road (540) 776-6500
All participants will receive a t-shirt. Awards top 3 overall and each age group: 1-9, 10-13, 14-17, 18-22, 23-29, 30-35, 36-40, 41-45, 46-50, 51-55, 56-60, 61-69, 70+. Thank You to Our Sponsors Cave Spring High School Knights Booster Foundation Roanoke County Parks & Recreation Fleet Feet Sports Saucony Woody Graphics, Inc. Magnets USA Bellacino's Diamond 7 IPICO SPORTS