Nike Cross Nationals Southeast Regional

November 27, 2010 @ WakeMed Soccer Complex in Cary, NC

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RACE ENTRIES

SCHEDULE
8:00 AM - COMMUNITY RACE (communtiy race registration link)
9:00 AM - BOYS OPEN RACE STARTS
9:40 AM - GIRLS OPEN RACE STARTS
10:20 AM - BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP RACE STARTS
11:00 AM - GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP RACE STARTS
12:00 PM - AWARDS CEREMONY

PASTA DINNER INFO
-Friday, November 26th
-6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
-$12.00 per person
-Herbert C. Young Community Center

Join our special Nike guest, Phoebe Wright (Former Tennessee Volunteer / NCAA 800M Champion / Multi Penn Relay Champion / 1:58.22 800M PR) for this year's Nike Cross National Southeast Region Pasta Dinner.

This year's dinner will once again be hosted at the Herbert Young Community Center, centrally located less than 3 miles from the course and the host hotel. The Pasta Dinner will feature a selection of homemade food and unique entertainment throughout the night. This is a chance for teams and individual runners from all over the Southeast Region to meet each other in a relaxed atmosphere before the big race. The Pasta Dinner begins at 6:00, costs only $12.00 per person for all you can eat. It's open to all friends and family, and we will be giving away free Nike gifts all night long.

As well, the Pasta Dinner will be the host for the Third Annual Southeast Regional Cross Country Team T-Shirt Swap. This tradition has steadily increased over the past two years into a huge hit! To participate, athletes should bring a team shirt from their school, which can be traded and exchanged, for a shirt from another team. This tradition is the perfect way for runners to meet and mingle with other folks from all over the region. Be sure to bring a shirt!

We request that you please pre-register for the pasta dinner so we can insure that we have enough space and plenty of food. To reserve a seat to the Pasta Dinner, please send an email to nxnsoutheast@gmail.com with subject "Pasta Dinner Registration." Please provide:
* Your name

* High School or Club name

* Number of seats requested



WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
All teenage cross-country runners and clubs are invited to participate in the NXN Series which includes the Nike Cross Nationals Regional Championships in eight select cities across the United States.

High school students in grades (9-12), born September 1, 1990 or later. (Certain states allow those in the 7th and 8th grades to compete; athletes in those grades from those states will be allowed to compete as well). Teams must be made up of members of the same high school and must compete as a club or unattached. Allstar teams (meaning f rom athletes more than one high school on one team) are not allowed.

Individuals may compete as well according to the guidelines noted above. All individuals must compete unattached.

ENTRY FEES:
$125 per team (maximum 7 members per team)
$25 per individual
$300 Team Bulk unlimited entry fee

LATE ENTRY FEE:
$150 per team
$30 per individual

Entry fee deadline midnight of Tuesday, November 17th.
Late fee deadlines 6pm Pacific of Tuesday, November 24th.

HOW DO YOU QUALIFY FOR NATIONALS?
Automatic qualifiers into Nike Cross Nationals from the NXN Regionals: The top two placing teams in each gender of the Championship Division race at each NXN regional will earn automatic berths to NXN in Portland. Additionally, the top five placing individuals who are not on automatically placing teams will advance to NXN as individual qualifiers.

At-Large qualifiers into Nike Cross Nationals from the NXN Regionals: A total of four at-large team berths per gender will be awarded. Teams placing either third or fourth in the Championship Division race at each NXN regional will move into a pool of teams receiving consideration for advancing to NXN as an at-large qualifier. A committee of experts will determine the at-large qualifiers.

Greatest weighting by the committee will be given to third-place teams from the Championship Division race at each NXN Regional who defeated any eventual NXN Regional Champion in prior weeks. In order for this weighting to be employed for the third-place teams, the victory must have occurred when at least five team members from the eventual NXN regional championship team competed in the same race as the aforementioned loss.

Course Map:




WakeMed Soccer Park Cross Country Course
201 Soccer Park Drive
Cary, NC 27511

DIRECTIONS TO RACE COURSE
Nothing's worse than getting lost on race morning. Know where to go! Check out directions below.

Directions to and from Hotels, Venues and RDU International Airport
www.raleighsports.org/sports/directions/nike_cross....

From I-40 Eastbound (Chapel Hill/Durham):
Take the Cary 54 Exit (Exit 290) off of I-40. Turn right on top of the exit ramp (towards Cary). Turn left on SE Maynard Road. Take a left on Chatham Street and Wake Med Soccer Park is 1⁄2 mile on the right.

From I-40 Westbound (Fayetteville):
Take Exit 291, Cary Towne Boulevard. Turn right on Cary Towne Blvd, then take a right on SE Maynard Road. Turn right on E. Chatham Street and Wake Med Soccer Park will be 1⁄2 mile on right.

From Downtown Cary:
Head East on Chatham Street towards Raleigh. Wake Med Soccer Park will be on your right.

From Raleigh/Beltline:
From Beltline, take Western Boulevard exit and head west (toward Cary). Continue after merge with Hillsborough Street until it becomes E. Chatham Street. Wake Med Soccer Park will be on your left, 1⁄2 mile before Maynard Road intersection.

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