LAMONI, IA – The Graceland University Cross Country program is set to host the 2017 Graceland Cross Country Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 for high school teams.
"Our coaching staff is excited to host the inaugural Yellowjacket High School Invitational here at our dedicated on-campus cross country course at Graceland University," said Nick Ekel, head cross country coach and meet director. "We are looking forward to hosting high school student-athletes to what promises to be a challenging and fun race course!"
- Thursday, September 7th, 2017
- Graceland Cross Country Course, Graceland University, Lamoni, Iowa.
- Girls – 4:30 p.m./Boys – 5:30 p.m.
Who is Eligible:
- High School boys and girls
- $75.00 per team (Boy's & Girl's are separate teams), incomplete team (<5 athletes) will be charged $15 per individual. Unlimited entries per team.
- Please make checks payable to: Graceland University Cross Country.
- Payment must be made before the start of competition
- All Entries are due by 1:00pm on Tuesday, September 5th.
- Graceland will declare your entries, please press SAVE and exit once done.
How to Enter:
- All entries will be done online. Graceland will send you the link when it becomes closer to the meet date.
- Entries can be entered beginning Monday, August 28th
- There will be one race per gender. The meet will be scored as "Large School" (Class 4A & 3A) and "Small School" (Class 2A & 1A). Determination will be made by using a school's 2017 classification by their state governing association.
- T-Shirts will be awarded to the top 10 finishers in each division. Plaques will be awarded to the Girl's & Boys's Team Champions in each division.
- Award ceremony will begin 30 minutes after the conclusion of the final race.
- IHSAA and IAGHSAU rules will be enforced
Schedule of Events:
- For the complete schedule of events, click here.
- Nick Ekel, Meet Director.
- 641-784-5464 (office)
- 641-247-1681 (cell)
- Email: [email protected]
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