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10th Annual Nature's Bakery Nevada Twilight
Cross Country Classic
In memory of Jim Vanden Heuvel

Cross Country Under the Lights

Escape the late summer heat and run cross country season in the cool evening air at Sparks' Shadow Mountain Park. Race a loop course that will allow for coaches and spectators to watch and cheer numerous times. The later races will be run under lights.

Contact Kirk Elias at kdelias@unr.edu to reserve a spot for your team.

*New for 2016: Boys 9th and 10th Grade Race, and a Community/Open Race

When: Friday, September 2, 2016
Where: Shadow Mountain Park, 3300 Sparks Blvd, Sparks, NV 89431
Schedule:
5:50 p.m.
6:10 p.m.
6:36 p.m.
7:02 p.m.
7:28 p.m.
7:53 p.m.
8:17 p.m.
8:40 p.m.
9:00 p.m.
9:20 p.m.
9:40 p.m.

Eight Grade and Under Boys and Girls
Junior Varsity Boys
Junior Varsity Girls
Ninth and 10th Grade Boys
Community/Open Men and Women
Small School Varsity Girls (All)
Small School Varsity Boys (All)
College/Open Women
Large School Varsity Boys (Top 10 only)
College/Open Men
Large School Varsity Girls (Top 10 only)

3000 meters
4000 meters
4000 meters
4000 meters
4000 meters
4000 meters
4000 meters
4000 meters
4000 meters
5000 meters
4000 meters

Course: The course will consist of a short loop course of approx. 1000 meters and a longer loop of approx. 1350 meters. The course is a mainly dirt trails, with grass at the start and finish. Flats are highly recommended, but spikes may be used.

HS Divisions: Large School is Nevada Division I and California Division I and II schools. Small School Division participants are all Nevada Division IA, III, or IV and California III, IV or V. However, any small school MAY run an individual(s) or team up in the large school division if they want that level of competition.

Team camp/Warm up area: Will take place on the softball fields.

Course Preview: The course will be first available for preview starting at 4:00pm on Friday, September 2.

Packet Pick Up: At meet headquarters near starting line.

Medical: Trainers will be available at the course starting 30 minutes before the first race.

Entries/Deadline: Contact Kirk Elias at kdelias@unr.edu to reserve a spot for your team. Entries are unlimited/team. Please register your entries at www.directathletics.com Starting August 15. Entry deadline is Tuesday, August 30th at 6:00PM PDT.

Entry Fee: Entry fees due at check in. You may bring them to the course, or they may be mailed in advance to Kirk Elias, 111 Legacy Hall/MS 264, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557. Please make checks to “Board of Regents”. Entry fees are non-refundable.

High School
$20/Individual if not a complete team.
$90 for each gender team from a school. If only Boys or only girls are attending, the total is $90. If there are Boys and Girls squads competing, then the total is $180.

College
$25/Individual up to four individuals/college.
$200/team, $325 for combined program

Open Athletes
$25/individual

8th Grade and Under
$10/Individual

Registration for High School and College: Register through www.directathletics.com. Registration deadline is 6:00PM PDT on Tuesday, August 30.

Registration for 8th grade and younger: Email Name, Gender, and Grade to LYNN MENTZER
lynnmentzer@sbcglobal.net by 6:00PM PDT on Tuesday, August 30.

Registration for Open Athletes: Register through www.directathletics.com. Registration deadline is 7:00PM PDT on Tuesday, September 1. Payment is due at check in.

Collegiate Scoring: Will be scored as Dual meets

Awards
High School: To the top 20 individuals in each race.
College/Open: To the top 20 individuals.
Community: To the top 20 men and women. 

Concessions: T-Shirts and refreshments will be available for purchase.

Directions: From I-80 east bound take Exit 20 (Sparks Blvd). Turn left (north) onto Sparks Blvd. The park willbe on your right in 2.3 miles. 
From I-80 west bound take Exit 20 (Sparks Blvd). Turn right (north) onto Sparks Blvd. The park will be on your right in 2.3 miles.

Showers: There are no showers available at the park.

Questions: Call Kirk Elias at 775-682- 6912 or kdelias@unr.edu

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