5th Alligator Lake XC Invitational Presented by Half-Mile Timing

September 22, 2012 @ Alligator Park in Lake City, FL

Hosted by Half-Mile Timing     Timing/Results: Half Mile Timing    

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Fast times as always were the norm at Alligator Lake, but the competition was extra competitive this year with the addition of some Georgia competition that led the way...
The Alligator Lake Invitational will have over a thosand athletes and dozens of teams in attendance from across the state and even in Georgia. Joe Mizereck will be out...

Additional Information

Alligator Lake Park
September 22nd, 2012
1498 SW County Club Road (CR133)
Lake City, Florida 32025
Hosted by Half-Mile Timing & Columbia High
School

If any coach would like a PDF copy of all the information please e-mail a request to dusty@hafmiletiming.com


The Alligator Lake Invitational will consist of a High School, Middle School, Elementary and Open 5k Run. The High school 5k will have A boys and A girls Varsity Invite & Open, as well as a JV race Varsity races are allowed to run 10 athletes. The middle school will have a boys and girls 3k race and will be a qualifier for the middle school state meet. We will have a combined elementary run as well as the combined community 5k run. If we do not have 30 Varsity teams then we will condense the Invite & Open into one event and change the time schedule. If this happens we will change the time schedule on flrunners.com and halfmiletiming.com. Coaches please let your parents know that there are NO PETS allowed in the park. Any dogs brought into the park will have to remain in a vehicle.

This meet will be sanctioned for Georgia and any other states that will be attending. If any other states are attending please let me know so we can submit the sanctions.

Gates Open 6:30
HS Girls Invite 7:45
HS Boys Invite 8:15
HS Girls Open 8:35
HS Boys Open 9:05
Middle School Girls 9:25
Middle School Boys 9:40
Elementary Mile 9:55
JV Girls 10:10
JV Boys 10:40
Community 5k 11:00
Awards Ceremony 11:00

Cost
$50 Single Gender
$100 M&F Combined
JV free with Varsity entry of same sex
$5 Community 5k and elementary mile
Make Checks Payable and mail to
Half-Mile Timing
5745 SW 75th Street #303
Gainesville, Fl 32608



Pick-Up

Packet pick up will start when the course opens Friday at 2 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. It will open again Saturday morning at 6:30a.m. Coaches must pay by mail to Half-Mile Timing or have checks in hand to pick up their packets (check is in the mail does not count). DO NOT SEND CHECKS TO COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL! Coaches please make sure you get your packets 30 minutes before your race to ensure enough time to get the timing chips signed out and onto your runner's shoes.

Online Entry
Registration will be on www.flrunners.com. Registration will end Wednesday the 19th at midnight. High School & Middle School coaches please enter your entire roster not just your Varsity runners. There will be no day of entry! All Mile & Community 5k runners sign up the day of.

Timing
HMT will be using the Ipico/ Finishlynx triad chip timing system. There will be mile marker clocks as well as instant results scrolling on the finish line display board. The mile & open 5k will not be chipped timed. Chipped timed race results will be at www.halfmiletiming.com

AWARDS
Team Awards
High School Varsity and Middle School top 2 overall teams Boys and Girls will get 10 event t-shirts


Individual Awards
HS Varsity top 10 receive medals
11-50 ribbons.
HS JV top 3 medals 4-25 ribbons
Middle School top 10 medals
11-50 ribbons.
Mile top 3 Boys & Girls receive medals all other participants will receive a ribbon.
Community open 5k run top 3 male and female overall will get medals.

Course
The course is 90% in the shade on nice grass trails around the beautiful Alligator Lake Park. The High School and community run is a small 2k loop followed by a 3k loop. The Middle School course is one 3k loop. The course will be marked with mile markers as well as kilometer markers. The Course has been the host site of the Alligator Lake run 2008-present, Greater North Florida (Columbia High School) 08,09, 2009 FHSAA 3A District 2, FHSAA Region 1 1A, 2A & 3A.

Event Shirts
Event shirts will be on sale for $12.00 and in limited quantity to be guaranteed a t-shirt you can pre order by mailing team name, shirt sizes, quantity and check to
Half-Mile Timing
5745 SW 75th Street #303
Gainesville, Fl 32608
Order must be sent in by September 13th.


Parking
There will be a $10.00 per vehicle charge for spectator parking. Coaches please make sure your parents are aware of this!

Course Video
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Host Hotels
Comfort Suites
3690 Hwy US 90 West
Lake City, FL 32024
Ph. 386.755.9028 or 386.365.8589
GM.fl990@choicehotels.com SPECIAL DISCOUNTED RATE:
(Rates are subject to change on special event dates)
Mention code: FHSAA
DBL QUEEN SUITES $ 109

Country Inn & Suites
350 SW Florida Gateway Drive
Lake City, FL 32024
Ph. 386.754.5944 or 386.365.5120
Cx_lcfl@countryinns.com
SPECIAL DISCOUNTED RATE:
(Rates are subject to change for special event dates)
Mention code: FHSAA REGIONALS
SUITES $ 104

Days Inn
3144 Hwy US 90 West
Lake City, FL 32055
Ph. 386.752.9350
ericest@wynhg.com
SPECIAL DISCOUNTED RATE:
(Rates are subject to change for special event dates)
Mention code: FHSAA REGIONALS
STD DOUBLE $65.00

Red Roof Inn
414 SW Florida Gateway Drive
Lake City, FL 32024
Ph. 386.752.6693 or 386.365.8635
JBPatel@atlantic.net
SPECIAL DISCOUNTED RATE:
PH# 386 752 6693
(Rates subject to change for special event dates)
Mention code: FHSAA REGIONALS
STD QUEENS $69.00


For a Course map please e-mail a request to dusty@halfmiletiming.com