Furman Golf Course - Greenville, SC
DATE: Saturday, October 6th, 2012
RACE SITE: Furman University Golf Course
TIME SCHEDULE: High School, Collegiate and Open Races
7:45 am Blue Shoes 5K (Open/ All-Comers/ Private Schools)
8:30 am 5K College Women
9:10 am 5K College Men (* new distance)
9:40 am Girls Championship 5K (9 per team)
10:15 am Boys Championship 5K (9 per team)
10:40 am Girl’s JV 5K (unlimited entries per team)
11:20 am Boy’s JV 5K (unlimited entries per team)
12:00 noon- Awards presentation
# OF ENTRIES: High School teams can run up to 9 in each varsity race.
Some state associations will not allow their member schools to compete against non-member schools. The race at 7:45 should allow everyone the opportunity to compete and not violate any state association rules.
ENTRY: All Entries (High School, College, and Unattached) will be done online at www.directathletics.com
ENTRY FEE: High School Entry Fee: $60 per team ($120 if entering boys and girls) or $20 per individual
Open/ College Entry Fee: $120 per team for USTFCCCA members ($240 if entering men and women) and $170 per team for non-USTFCCCA members (or $340 for both men and women) or $20 per individual.
Blue Shoes 5k Entry Fee: $20 per individual
ATTENTION COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES- As part of an initiative by the NCAA Division I, II, and III Cross Country Executive Committees of the USTFCCCA to promote interest and excitement for our sport, the 2012 Gene Mullin Furman XC Invitational will offer preferred entry fees for USTFCCCA Members. Our regular entry fee will be $170, and our preferred entry fee for USTFCCCA members will be $120. You can check your current USTFCCCA membership status at http://www.ustfccca.org/membership-status. If you are not a member, it’s easy to join. Just contact Mandi Magill at Mandi@ustfccca.org for access to your program’s online USTFCCCA account, where you can pay 2012 USTFCCCA membership dues.
ENTRY DEADLINE: ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED ON-LINE NO LATER THAN MIDNIGHT ON SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29, 2012. ENTRY FEE MUST BE POSTMARKED BY SEPTEMBER 29, 2012
**WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GIVE CHANGE FOR CASH OR OVERWRITTEN CHECKS **
ADDRESS: Checks can be made out to: Furman University Cross Country and mailed to:
SCOTT LUCKING/ROBERT GARY – TRACK/XC
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.
AWARDS: T-shirts will be given to the Top Ten Finishers in the Collegiate, High School Championship & JV sections, and the Blue Shoes Open races.
RESULTS: Get results for all races at www.furmanpaladins.com
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, numbers, and pins. Numbers should be worn on the front of their jersey.
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 12 and under.
QUESTIONS: Scott Lucking, FU Track/XC, Director of Operations, firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert Gary, FU Track/XC, Head Coach, email@example.com
GREENVILLE AREA HOTELS- Appendix A
1) HYATT PLACE- $75.00 8) HYATT REGENCY
40 West Orchard Park Drive 220 N. Main Street
Greenville, SC 29615 Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-3000 (864) 235-1234
2) HOLIDAY INN 9) PHOENIX INN
851 Congaree Rd. 246 N. Pleasantburg Dr.
Greenville, SC 29607 Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 675-0048 (864) 233-4651
3) RAMADA INN DOWNTOWN 10) HAMPTON INN
1001 South Church Street 246 Congaree Road
Greenville, SC 29601 Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 678-7800 (864) 288-1200
4) THE CLARION INN & SUITES 11) SLEEP INN
50 Orchard Park Drive 110 Hawkins Rd.
Greenville, SC 29615 Travelers Rest, SC 29690
(864) 254-6383 (ask for Furman rate) (864) 834-7040
5) MICROTEL INN 12) COURTYARD BY
20 Interstate Ct. MARRIOTT
Greenville, SC 29615 70 Orchard Park Drive
(864) 297-7866 Greenville, SC 29615
www.microtelinn.com (864) 234-0300
6) COMFORT INN EXECUTIVE CENTER 13) THE WINGATE INN
540 North Pleasantburg Drive 33 Beacon Drive
Greenville, SC 29607 Greenville, SC 29615
(864) 271-0060 (864) 281-1281
7) HILTON GREENVILLE 14) HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS
45 W. Orchard Park Drive 407 N. Main Street
Greenville, SC 29615 Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-4747 (864) 678-8000