Minooka Flight Invitational
Location: Channahon Community Park40th Annual Minooka Cross Country Flight Invitational
Date: September 20, 2014
Meet Website: www.runminooka.com and click on the flight invite logo.
Channahon Park District-Community Park
8:30 a.m. (F/S BOYS RACE)
8:35 a.m. (F/S GIRLS RACE )
Entries: F/S Boys Race – Limited to 7 runners
F/S Girls Race – Limited to 7 runners
Varsity Boys Flight Races – 1 Runner Per Flight
Varsity Girls Flight Races – 1 Runner Per Flight
Open Races (Boys & Girls) – Unlimited Entries
F/S Boys Race – 8:30 a.m.
F/S Girls Race – 8:35 a.m.
The boys and girls will start their flight races at the same time. We will start with the 7th flight and then proceed down to the 1st or “Championship” Flight.
7th Flight Boys/Girls – 9:05 a.m.
6th Flight will start once the last runner from the 7th crosses the mile marker.
5th Flight will start once all the runners from the 6th flight finish.
4th Flight will start once the last runner from the 5th crosses the mile marker.
3rd Flight will start once all the runners from the 4th flight finish.
2nd Flight will start once the last runner from the 3rd crosses the mile marker.
1st (Championship Flight) will be run at the completion of the 2nd flight.
Open Races – Boys will start after the completion of the 1st flight.
Girls will start approximately 10 minutes after the start of the boys’ open.
Scoring: Scores from each of the seven races will be added together to compute the final score. All flights have the same value. The best possible score is 7 points. In case of a tie, the finish of the runners in the championship flight will be the tiebreaker. If a team does not have seven runners then a ghost runner will be used; however, they must fill in the flights starting with the championship flight.
Awards: Varsity Boys/Girls - Medals to the top 5 in flights 7 through 2
- Medals to the top 10 in the championship flight
- Team trophy to the top 4 teams
- Awards will be presented after the open races have finished
F/S Boys/Girls & Open Boys/Girls - Top 25 individual ribbons – put in packets
- The top two F/S teams will receive a plaque
* A champion T-Shirt will be awarded to the winners of each race
Bus Parking: Team buses may drop off in the park area, and then park behind the maintenance building, which is east of the park.
T-Shirts: T-Shirts will be available at a cost of $10.00 per shirt