2014 BYU Cross Country Elementary School Invitational

BYU Campus Cross Country Course

Clarence Robison Track, Provo, Utah

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

We invite all elementary school youth to participate in the BYU Cross Country Elementary School Invitational. You do not have to be from Utah Valley or even the state of Utah to participate! Each race is one mile and is run on grass with the finish on the track. The races are divided up with a race for each gender and each grade. Members of the BYU cross country teams will escort the children throughout each race. Races will start every five minutes on the grass at Clarence Robison Track. Each runner represents their elementary school. 

Last year we had more than 600 runners participate and Ranches Academy won the team trophy. 

Elementary school teams that have at least three participants in that age and gender will be recognized if they place in the top three schools in each race. To earn points toward the team scores in a race, a school must have at least three runners in that race. Points are awarded to three schools in each race. The first place school receives five points, the second place school receives three points, and the third place school receives one point. The school with the most points after all of the races is crowned the champion and receives stewardship of the championship trophy until the next year.

Time Schedule

5:00 pm Late Registration starts
5:45 pm Late Registration ends
6:00 pm 1st G Girls 1 Mile
6:05 pm 1st G Boys 1 Mile
6:10 pm 2nd G Girls 1 Mile
6:15 pm 2nd G Boys 1 Mile
6:20 pm 3rd G Girls 1 Mile
6:25 pm 3rd G Boys 1 Mile
6:30 pm 4th G Girls 1 Mile
6:35 pm 4th G Boys 1 Mile
6:40 pm 5th G Girls 1 Mile
6:45 pm 5th G Boys 1 Mile
6:50 pm 6th G Girls 1 Mile
6:55 pm 6th G Boys 1 Mile
7:10 pm Award Overall Trophy
 

Races – Runners should arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of their race to allow time to check in and pick up their bib number. Do not be late! Children in Kindergarten or younger are welcome to run with the first graders of their gender. Parents, family and friends are NOT allowed to run on the course with the children. Members of the BYU cross country team will escort the children in the races. 

Awards – Ribbons will be given to the top 10 finishers in each race. The overall traveling team trophy will go to the elementary school that scores the most points in the meet. Three athletes per gender and grade from a school are required for the team to be considered in the team scoring. Individual awards will be presented immediately following each race.

Timing and Results – Timing and results will be managed by RunnerCard. Each finisher will receive a personal RunnerCard at the end of the chute. Results will be displayed on the main scoreboard at the meet and posted online at RunnerCard.com that same day.

Registration – Registration is only $4 and will be processed on the web. Click here to register. Registration will only be accepted online. Online registration will close on noon the day of the race. Once you are registered, please arrive at the track at least 30 minutes before your race. Late registration at the track is $5. Please pre-register!

Location – The start and finish of all of the races, late registration, and the awards ceremonies are at the Clarence Robison Track on BYU Campus, 1530 North Canyon Road, Provo. 

Cost – Free Admission! $4 for online registration, $5 for late registration.

See you at the races!

Click on the links below for a course map and event flyer.

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