New Balance XC Classsic

9.9.2017

For the 5th year, Skinny Raven and New Balance are hosting a fun and fast flight style cross country running race at Russian Jack Golf Course to highlight high school cross country runners. With a middle school flight at 12:00 p.m. and a community flight at 2:00 p.m., anyone can challenge themselves against Alaska’s top cross country runners.

There will be great merchandise and prizes and all the fun of hundreds of kids cheering each other on. Come on out to watch, cheer, and race!

SATURDAY

SEPTEMBER 9, 2017

First Flight @ 10:00 A.M.

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High School XC

Talk to your XC Coach about joining us!

Middle School XC

Registration is free! Click Register!

Community Runners:

Only $15 for entry

Bib Pickup

High school athletes will get their bibs from your coach.

Middle school  athletes will get their bibs from their coach. If no coach is present see Skinny Raven near the finish line.

Community athletes can get their bibs at the race site prior to 1:45 p.m. on Saturday.

Schedule

8:50 a.m. – Teams arrive
9:00 a.m. – Coaches meeting in infield tent
10:00 a.m. – Open Boys 9/10
10:20 a.m. – Open Girls 9/10
10:40 a.m. – Open Boys 11/12
11:00 a.m. – Open Girls 11/12
11:20 a.m. – JV I (3 boys & 3 Girls)
11:40 p.m. – JV II (3 boys & 3 Girls)
12:00 p.m. – Middle School Flight
12:40 p.m. – Varsity I (2 Boys & 2 Girls)(Slowest varsity runners)
1:00 p.m. – Varsity II (2 Boys & 2 Girls)
1:20 p.m. – Varsity III (2 Boys & 2 Girls)
1:40 p.m. – Varsity IV (2 Boys & 2 Girls) (Fastest varsity runners)
2:00 p.m. – Local Elite/College/Community Race Men & Women Flight
2:30 p.m. – Final Awards

Race Scoring Format

  • The top boy and girl will be recognized after each flight and receive an award during a flower ceremony.
  • Overall results for each division will be posted.
  • Team scoring for each gender for the Varsity Race is calculated as follows: Total of 5 fastest times. Team tie breaker on 6th fastest athlete.

Location and Parking

The race course is held on the Russian Jack Golf Course. The start and finish location is below the chalet and parking lot just to the east on the lower fairway.

Only school busses, coaches, and spectator cars with handicap permits will be allowed into the Russian Jack Golf Course Parking lot. Coaches will receive two parking passes. If additional passes are needed please contact miverson@skinnyraven.com.

All spectators must park off-site, either at the Bering Straits Native Corporation building at Debar and Pine St., North Russian Jack Softball Fields off of Pine St. or at Russian Jack Elementary School/East High. All parking lots within a short walk to the Venue. The parking lots and the walking routes are noted on the map below. CLICK HERE FOR A DOWNLOADABLE MAP

Lidia Selkregg Chalet

The chalet is closed to NBXC participants. There are yoga classes in the morning and they will be prepping for an evening event. Please respect that space and do not enter the chalet!

Merchandise

There will be fun merchandise, including custom screen-printing for event shirts, for sale at the start/finish area.

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