**DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE, BUT IT WILL BE IN LATE SEPTEMBER**
I would like to invite your cross-country teams to participate in the George County Trail Run on Thursday, September 28, 2023. The site of our home meet will be George County High School, 9284 Old 63 S., Lucedale, MS 39452. Entry fees will be $125 if you are bringing both gender teams and $65 if you are only bringing one gender teams and middle school teams. If you are bringing HS and MS teams, your total will be $190 Make checks payable to George County High School. Entry fees should be paid at the meet site on the day of the meet. Please do not mail entry fees.
Both the varsity girls & varsity boys races will be 5,000 meters. The middle school races will be 3,200 meters. An unlimited number of runners per school will be allowed in all races. There will be a 45 minute cutoff for all races due to impending darkness. Race courses surfaces will be 99% grass and trail with a 20 meter crossover on asphalt. The course is the same as last year.
The meet is now posted for registration on the milesplit web-site calendar. You must register your school as a participating team on-line @ milesplit as well as enter your athletes in their respective races. The deadline for entering the meet is Monday, September 25.
Team champion and team runner-up trophies will be presented in the varsity divisions. Team champion trophies will be presented in the middle school divisions. The top 10 overall finishers in varsity races will receive individual awards. There is a $5 per car entry fee for parents. A map of the course and parking will be posted.
3:30 p.m. 5,000 meter & 4,000 meter race courses open for warm-ups
3:30 p.m. Coaches begin check-in and pick-up team packets @ meet headquarters
4:30 p.m. Girls Varsity 5,000 m. race
5:15 p.m. Boys Varsity 5,000 m. race
6:00 p.m. Boys and Girls Middle School 3,000 m. race
6:45 p.m. Presentation of Awards
Directions to site of meet:
From Interstate 10
Take exit 69, Highway 63 north toward Lucedale. At the Chevron station (approximately 28 miles), turn right onto Old 63, and George County High School will be on the right. Please enter via the north entrance (by the school sign) and park in front of the stadium.
From Hwy. 98
Take the Lucedale/Moss Point exit and go south on Highway 63. At the Chevron station (approximately 9 miles), turn left onto Old 63, continue and George County High School will be on the right. Please enter via the north entrance (by the school sign) and park in front of the stadium.