The state cross country meet for all classifications is scheduled this Saturday at Great Meadows in The Plains but the tropical storm slated to pass through may affect preparations for teams. The Virginia High School League released this on Tuesday:
Great Meadows course availability – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Friday, November 13 only. In the case of severe weather the course may be closed on Friday and will remain closed until Saturday, November 14. Course availability on Friday will depend upon the conditions of the course and the amount of rainfall at The Plains. A decision will be made on Friday morning.
10:30 a.m. Group A Girls Race
11:15 a.m. Group A Boys Race
11:45 a.m. Group AA Girls Race
12:30 p.m. Group AA Boys Race
1:00 p.m. Group AAA Girls Race
1:45 p.m. Group AAA Boys Race
2:15 p.m. Awards Ceremony
Parking: The Main Gate to Great Meadow is for Officials only. ALL Parking: use Gate 2 (this is the last gate you will get to coming from I-66 or the first gate coming from Rt. 17).
Ticket Price: $8.00
NO SPECTATORS ALLOWED ON THE COURSE, MOST OF THE COURSE IS VISIBLE FROM VIEWING AREA, BUT BINOCULARS ARE HELPFUL. Violation of this rule will prompt disqualification of a school's participants. Coaches shall inform their athletes to turn in their chip before exiting the finish line area.
AWARDS: Team and individual awards will be presented at the Pavilion. Athletes and coaches should listen for a P.A. announcement as to the exact time awards will be presented.
STATE CROSS COUNTRY T-SHIRTS & SWEATSHIRTS: T-Shirts (crew neck, short, & long sleeve) and sweatshirts will be available in a variety of styles. Martin Screen Print will be there on Friday and Saturday.
From the east or west - take I-66 to Exit 31 (Rt. 245-2miles)
From south - take US Rt. 17 or US Rt. 29 North to Warrenton, continue north on US Rt. 17, approx. 8 miles. Great Meadow will be on the right.