Meet Information

45th Annual Furman University Gene Mullin Cross Country Invitational

Furman Golf Course – Greenville, South Carolina

Any Independent/Private High School who is a member of an association affiliated with the NFHS is welcome to run in the High School Championship Race.
Each race will be capped at 35 teams.
DATE: Saturday, October 7th, 2017

RACE SITE: Furman University Golf Course. 100% grass, 1 mile loop spectator friendly.


8:30am Collegiate Women’s Short Course 5k
9:00am Collegiate Men’s Short Course 5k
9:30am High School Girl’s Championship 5k
10:10am High School Boy’s Championship 5k
10:50am High School Girl’s JV 5k
11:30am High School Boy’s JV 5k
12:15pm Awards Presentation

# OF ENTRIES: High school teams can run up to 9 individuals in each varsity race. High school JV races may have an unlimited number of entries per team. Collegiate teams may have unlimited number of entries in their races. Unattached high school runners may not compete in the HS Championship or JV Races. This will be a sanctioned meet.

All entries for the high school races will be done online through Milesplit at E-mail to confirm attendance to the meet prior to September 16th. A final list of teams must be submitted to the NFHS prior to 20 days of race day. DO NOT EMAIL YOUR ENTRIES TO US.

All entries for the college races will be done online through Direct Athletics at DO NOT EMAIL YOUR ENTRIES TO US.

ENTRY FEE: High School Entry Fee: $125 per gender (5-20 athletes per gender)*
$250 for both genders (5-20 athletes per gender)
$175 per gender (21+ athletes per gender)
$350 for both genders (21+ athletes per gender)
Collegiate Entry Fee: $200 per team
$400 for both men and women

*NOTE: A team consists of 5 or more athletes per gender. Men’s and women’s teams from the same institution are considered separate teams. The fee is an entry fee not a competition fee. Fees are based on the number of entries and on the number of athletes who compete. No shows are not entitled to a refund. Checks can be made out to Furman University Cross Country and mailed to:
Chad Balyo – Track/XC
Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613-5513

Please identify your school name in the memo line of the check and note whether the check is for male, female, or both. MAILED ENTRY FEE MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 3rd, 2017.

ENTRY DEADLINE: Entries must be submitted online no later than midnight on Tuesday October 3rd, 2017. No changes will be allowed after the entry deadline. Do not email us your entries.

AWARDS: Awards will be given to the top ten finishers in the High School Championship races.

RESULTS: Get results for all races at or

PACKET PICK UP: Packets can be picked up beginning at 7:00am near the finish line at the golf course. The packet will include course map, timing chips, bibs, and pins. Bibs must be worn on the front of the jersey. Timing chips must be returned after the race or there will be a $25 charge per missing chip.

ADMISSION: An admission fee of $5.00 for adults will be collected on Saturday morning at the spectator’s entrance (lake side gate). Of course, the competitors, coaches and trainers will NOT be charged. There is no charge for children under the age of 12.

PARKING: Free parking will be available at the facility. Please enter campus through main entrance off of Poinsett Highway and follow signs for XC Meet. The address to campus is:
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613-5513

TRAINERS: Will be available onsite.

QUESTIONS: Chad Balyo, Furman University Assistant Coach for Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field,

RunFurman Merchandise will be available to purchase at the meet