*** DUE TO Manatee County Government Parks and Natural Resources and SDMC COVID-19 restrictions, we are unable to hold a large invitational this year. ***
THIS MEET HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2020.
Welcome to the Bradenton Runners Club XC Invitational hosted by Manatee High School!
Manatee County's oldest, longest running cross country meet.
GT Bray Park, 2900 51st St W, Bradenton, FL 34209
TICKETED SPECTATORS ONLY. NO SPECTATORS ALLOWED NEAR STARTING LINE OR FINISH LINE. THESE AREAS MUST BE KEPT CLEAR FOR ATHLETES ONLY PER COVID-19 CROWD LIMITATION GUIDELINES SET BY MANATEE COUNTY GOVERNMENT.
7:00 a.m. - coaches' meeting
7:30 a.m. - girls' high school race (10 max per team)
8:10 a.m. - boys' high school race (10 max per team)
NO AWARDS CEREMONY. All athletes and their parents MUST leave the park as soon as the athlete leaves the finish chute. Awards will be mailed.
Bus parking: Colonial Baptist Church, 2616 51st St W, Bradenton, FL 34209 or in the main entrance at GT Bray Park at 51st St W & 33rd Ave Dr W. There will be no bus parking or drop offs or turning around in the 51st Street Park (dog park, amphitheater, & finish area) parking lot entrance.
Car parking: main GT Bray Park parking lots near soccer fields, restrooms, tennis courts, and softball fields. Enter GT Bray Park from 51st Street W at intersection of 33rd Ave Dr W and 51st St W or enter GT Bray Park from 59th Street West at intersection of 59th St W and 33rd Ave Dr W.
Team area is in the grass behind the amphitheater or in the pavilions. Teams may NOT set up in the amphitheater, amphitheater seating area, or on the soccer fields.
Please print your own copies of the 5K course map. We do not provide copies of the map.
The course is on grass, trail, and sidewalk. The start will be on the north soccer fields.
$210 per school for both genders or $130 for one gender.
Checks payable to: Run Manatee
Mail to: Run Manatee, Attn: Rae Ann Darling Reed, 8709 53rd Ter E, Bradenton, FL 34211.
Entry fees must be paid in order to pick up team packets on race morning. If you do not mail your payment, you must bring it with you on race morning.
Coach Rae Ann Darling Reed, firstname.lastname@example.org, 941.586.9375