THE MEET IS FULL AND WE ARE NO LONGER ALLOWING ADDITIONAL TEAMS IN AT THIS TIME!!! THIS IS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FACILITY GUIDELINES BY OAKLAWN RACING AND CASINO.
We are happy
to have you coming to the Lake Hamilton Cross Country Invitational. Most of you
have been here before and there will be some looks to the meet that are
different than before due to Covid as you already know. I would like to pass
along the following information to you about the meet a week from Saturday. If
you have questions you can contact me at the following:
Lake Hamilton Invitational Cross
*Entry fee: $55 per team of 5 to 9 runners. For
incomplete teams less than 5 runners, the charge is $10 per athlete. All four
teams will be $220. Entries fees are due on day of meet or should be in the
mail sent to the following address.
*Mailing in Entry fee to
to the following:
Lake Hamilton High School
ATTN: L.H. Cross Country Invitational
280 Wolf St. Pearcy, AR 71964
enter the North parking lot across from First Baptist Church to unload runners
and equipment. Visiting Buses will be parked in the North parking lot across
from First Baptist Church.
Entrance to infield
the infield for teams to enter the infield will be at 7:45 a.m. no sooner.
teams competing must present at the entrance a copy of their Covid-19 prescreen
questions that includes all Coaches, student athletes that are entering the
infield. This will be taken at a table set up at the gate before being allowed
onto the infield. Anyone answering yes to any of the pre-screen questions will
not be allowed to enter.
teams that have a school administrator attending must provide an additional
sheet with their Covid-19 prescreen questions that has that administrators name
on it before they will be allowed into the infield area.
have their temperature taken prior to entering the infield at the Covid-19
Runners are to wear masks when they enter the infield.
Parents, Spectators are still not allowed to attend the meet!!! Make this clear
to your fan base they will not allowed to be able to come in.
will only be allowed in the inner fenced in area of the infield that contains
the gazebo. Every school coming has been at Oaklawn before and will know where
to set up at.
must be at least 12 feet away, recommended 20 ft. away from any other team camp
on the infield.
to wear masks at all times unless they are:
only allowed outside the inner fenced team camp area for:
not to be outside the inner fenced team camp area standing around as spectators
for other races.
pay entry fee, pick up team race chips, course maps, at the Gazeebo.
teams can enter the following:
A. 9 Sr. Boys in the Sr. Boys division
B. 9 Sr. Girls in the Sr. Girls
C. 9 Jr. Boys in the Jr. Boys
D. 9 Jr. Girls in the Jr. Girls
Jr.Boys 9:00 Jr. Girls 9:30,
Sr. Boys 10:00, Sr. Girls 10:30.
Starting of Races
Races will use the traditional
box start. Coaches will receive a box assignment sheet in their race packets at
registration. We will ask runners to keep their masks on as long as possible in
the start area until about 1 minute before a race begins. We will have a quick
announcement of instructions prior to each race with a PA system to go over
quick details about the race with runners and then fire the gun and get it
Chip Timing and Race Awards
will be chip timed. Chips will not be collected in the finish area, runners are
to report back to their team camps and coaches are responsible for collecting
chips and returning them to the chip timer.
will be posted at the Gazeebo medals table area and individual medals and team
winning plaques can be picked up by coaches at the medals table area. We will
not have a crowd awards ceremony this year.
schools final event has completed please exit the infield area as soon as
Timing will be handling the race timing and results will be posted on
At this time
we are not able to allowed to provide water aid to runners at the end of the
race. Teams need to bring their own with them for their runners.
-Oaklawn will not run their usual
concession stands for beverages and food. Teams are allowed to bring in their
own beverages and small snack items when you 1st arrive. Teams are
not allowed to bring in catered food or to go orders from local restaurants
into the meet infield area.
At this time
there is a planned trainer to be available for runners. The trainer will not be
able to provide taping for visiting teams.
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