Spanish River XC Invitational, 34th Annual

September 17, 2016 @ South County Regional Park in Boca Raton, FL

Hosted by Spanish River HS     Timing/Results: MOGO Timing Inc.    

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See what Coaches said about our 2015 meet below.

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HOST: Spanish River High School, Boca Raton

DATE: Saturday, September 17, 2016

ADMISSION: $5 per spectator

"BEAT THE HEAT" SCHEDULE:
6:30-7:00 am: Packet Pickup, Course Inspection (MAP) and Warm-up available
7:15 am: Coaches Meeting at Start Line
7:40 am: Varsity Girls 3A & 4A (8 runners max; 7 scored)
8:05 am: Varsity Girls 1A & 2A (8 runners max; 7 scored)
8:30 am: Varsity Boys 3A & 4A (8 runners max; 7 scored)
8:50 am: Varsity Boys 1A & 2A (8 runners max; 7 scored)
9:10 am: JV Girls all classes (unlimited; 7 scored)
9:35 am: JV Boys all classes (unlimited; 7 scored)
10:15 am: Awards Ceremony or upon completion of last race (info below)

FOR OUR COACHES: Hospitality tent with breakfast, refreshments and courtesy shuttle to and from mile markers on course.

TEAM HOTEL: Get settled in and preview the course Friday evening and stay at the Hilton Boca Raton Suites for only $95/room (includes breakfast). You must use the hotel link to get the SRXCI34 rate.

MEET RECORDS (5K)
14:57.67, Ryan Pickering, John I. Leonard, 2010
17:20.00, Emilie Amaro, Cypress Bay, 2006
COURSE RECORDS (MAP)
15:27.45, Elliot Clemente, Belen Jesuit, 2011
18:09.24, Alexa Cruz, St. Thomas Aquinas, 2012

AWARDS:
Team: 1st & 2nd place trophies for each classification -- 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A
Individual: 1st place trophy for each boy and girl in each division. NEW THIS YEAR: Best Young Runner award for fastest boy and girl in each division through 9th grade.
Varsity Medals: 2nd through 15th in each division.
Overall First Place Trophy for EACH VARSITY RACE (4 TROPHIES)
JV Medals: 1st through 15th place -- Boys and Girls.

PLACE: South County Regional Park, Boca Raton
Directions to the course: From the south and north-Turnpike or I-95 to the Glades Road (Boca Raton exit). West past 441 to Cain Blvd. North on Cain and follow signs to Coconut Cove Water Park / Sunset Cove Amphitheatre. The course is east of the parking area. Security and Parking Assistants will be present to direct you.

ENTRY FEES:
$70 for a single gender Varsity entry.
$135 for boys and girls Varsity team.
There is no charge for JV races IF Varsity teams are entered.
Eight may race for Varsity -- only top 7 will count.
Meet day additions or changes will be $10 per addition or change, paid in cash to timing company.

REGISTRATION: Deadline for entry is NOON, Monday, September 12th. An additional late fee of $100 for entries between noon Monday and noon Tuesday (wait list basis); $200 late fee for entries later than noon Tuesday (wait list basis).

IMPORTANT: There are no refunds if meet is postponed or cancelled due to weather. If you enter athletes, you will be billed for the entry fee, regardless of participation.

MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO:
SPANISH RIVER COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL

TO DOWNLOAD OR PRINT OUR W-9 FORM, CLICK HERE.

PAYMENT ADDRESS:
Spanish River Community High School
Attn: XC Team
5100 Jog Road
Boca Raton, FL 33496

NEED ASSISTANCE: srxcinvite@spanishriverruns.com

ON THE RIGHT COURSE
At the 2015 Spanish River Cross Country Invitational, more than 5 large bins of school supplies, shoes, insoles, and laces were collected and donated to a S. Florida charity, In Jacob's Shoes. Our success is thanks to you - the participating coaches and teams!

We here on the Spanish River Cross Country team were so inspired by the generosity shown that we've decided to collect supplies at this year's meet, and make the "On The Right Course" collection drive a permanent part of the Spanish River Invitational.

Please be part of the 2016 "On The Right Course" collection drive, benefiting In Jacob's Shoes, a non-profit organization that provides new and gently used shoes, insoles, laces, and school supplies to children in need. Grants and scholarships are also provided!

How to get involved? Bring new or gently used shoes, new insoles, new shoelaces, backpacks and school supplies to the Spanish River Invitational and drop the items off in designated collection area (near Coaches' tent). All items will be donated to In Jacob's Shoes.

We hope you will join us in helping those less fortunate stay ON THE RIGHT COURSE. Feel free to contact Alex Kline ask99@bellsouth.net with questions; or visit www.injacobsshoes.org.

Thank you in advance,
Spanish River High School Cross Country

COACH REVIEWS from the 33rd Invitational (9/19/15):

Great meet!! Thanks for the tremendous hospitality.
Allan H. Joseph
MAST Academy

Thank You for a great event yesterday. You and your team knocked it out of the park!
Sondra Smale
Palm Beach Central HS

Thank you for an excellent Meet on Saturday. It was so well organized and our Team really enjoyed the course and the day.
Angela Chambers
Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS

Had a Great time this past Saturday at the SRXC Invite. Thanks Again for a Great Meet!
Johann Odermatt
Palmer Trinity School

Great meet today.
Coach Chris Hayes
Miami Country Day

Top notched. Coach's concierge was great. Your volunteers did a great job. I've been there 10 years, best yet. Very well done..........
Bob Bemis
South Florida HEAT

Thank you!! It was awesome and the kids loved it!! I already have recommended it to flrunners as one of "the meets" to attend next year!! Well done! Can't wait till next year!
April Kremkau
Vero Beach

We love coming to the SRXCI. Keep up the great work!
Coach Matt Swanson
Atlantic Christian Academy

Thanks again for a great event!
Brantley Barr
Coral Springs High

Thank you for the great meet and awards!
Jenni Popp
Park Vista

We loved it!
Courtney Young
Riviera Preparatory School

I would recommend the race and thank you for hosting....
Bill Mitchell
The King's Academy

Your volunteers and parents were awesome! Thanks!
Keelin Hayden
Cardinal Newman High School