Inaugural Shenandoah Valley Cross Country League

610 Battle Park Drive
Winchester, VA 22601


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Event Description

Series Format:

Four “Regular Season” Races

  • Friday, September 25th, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 5,000 meters
  • Friday, October 9th, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 5,000 meters
  • Friday, October 23rd, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 3,000 meters
  • Saturday, November 14th, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 6,000 meters

End of Season “Championship” Race

  • Saturday, November 21st, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 5,000 meters

Starting Format:

  • First Race will be seeded by self reported predicted time and will be combined gender based on time.
  • 2nd, 3rd, and 4th races will be seeded based on the combined total of the
    “season’s” race times. Also, combined gender through season.
  • All five meets will consist of waves of 50 athletes starting at a time on
    2 minute staggers. The starting line will be 75m wide, with each
    athlete being assigned to a 1.5m starting box to promote social
    • Wave 2 will be in a holding area 5 meters behind main start, with
      wave 3 behind that, and so on for the total number of waves needed.
  • The “championship” will be a 5k, with the females starting first, followed 2 minutes later by the males.

How to Register and Associated Costs:

  • The league will cost $100 per athlete, and will guarantee entry to the four “regular season” meets plus series T-shirt.
  • Depending on field sizes, there will be a limited number of openings for participants wishing to register for single meets.
    • We will allow day of registration if one wishes to run an individual race, but will automatically be placed in an “open wave” going last. A singular race will cost $30 to enter.
  • There is no entry fee for the athletes who qualify for the Championship meet. 

Qualifying for “Championship”

  • Top 35 males and top 35 females, plus the next 5 in each age group based on collective season race time total.
  • Must race all four regular season races in order to qualify for the Championship
  • If there are not 5 in a particular age group, we will pull the remaining “fastest collective times” in order to fill the championship field to 50 athletes per gender.

Awards (for Championship Meet only):

  • Final season awards will be mailed and/or available for pick up, no award ceremony on site.
  • Trophy to male / female league champion
  • Medals to top 10 overall.
  • 1st place medal to age group champion (with the exception of the overall champion)

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