Meet Information

Registration help:

The Amelia Island Runners Club, Nike, Coach Roy Benson, and Fernandina Beach High School invite you to

The First Annual Coach Hope Memorial 

*This meet was formerly known as the Pirate Invitational

*We have rededicated the meet and the purpose to Coach Hope who we lost to cancer last year.

*Please note:  $25 of every entry fee will be donated to cancer research 

Hosted by the Fernandina Beach Golf Club

2800 Bill Melton Road Fernandina Bch Fl 32034


-A unique combination of a golf course venue, an unusual start. 
Please join us, but hurry to enter for a truly different cross country experience. We will feature:

* An outstanding XC course offering fast times in a beautiful setting.

*A Clash Start with the field divided onto two opposing starting lines

with a 200 yard race to the first turn.

-Medals awarded to the top 15 finishers in each varsity race.

* Varsity and JV races are limited to the 1st 12 schools entering full, 7 runner teams in both girls and boys varsity.  JV teams are limited to 10 runners of each gender.

* Great spectator viewing at 7 convenient spots on the course.

* FB Golf Club restaurant facilities open to spectators.

* Boys varsity race 8:00am; Girls varsity at 8:35; JV race(Boys and Girls combined) at 9:15.

* Entry Fees: $125 for Boys varsity, Girls Varsity and JV runners, up to 30 runners-total. Payment must be received no later than Sept. 22, 2018.

* All entries must be submitted by 11:59 pm September 20th.
*T-shirts will be sold at the venue.  Price TBA

Contact Mark Durr at for PASSWORD!!!!!

Bus parking at: 

Peters Point

4600 Peters Point Rd

Fernandina Bch, Fl 32034

Please send entry fees made out to Fernandina Beach High School Cross Country.


Attn: Cross Country

435 Citrona Drive

Fernandina Beach, FL 32034