Runners MUST BE on the START LINE 20 MINUTES PRIOR to Race Time to draw for Starting Boxes!   No choosing today!   COACHES, return all unused items IMMEDIATELY to packet pickup !!!   NON-Runners, Spectators, Coaches: KEEP THE COURSE CLEAR FOR RUNNERS !!

We would like to welcome Marvin Chow and Jamie Lee from the AHSAA with us today.

RUNNER & TEAM INSTRUCTION:
* COACHES: Check-in No later than one hour prior to the starting time for each division.

* COACHES: PLEASE RETURN ALL UNUSED ITEMS (Chips, Packets, etc...) IMMEDIATELY!! THIS IS MANDATORY!!

* We are using electronic chips. Runners make sure the bib # and the chip # match. Each runners name is listed on your bib. Make sure the chips are zip tied securely to your shoes. Insert the zip-tie tip through the flat side as in these pics.

After the race, the electronic chips will be removed by a race official at the finish chute. DO NOT STOP IN THE CHUTE.

* Runners must be at the starting line 20 minutes prior to your race time.

* You may NOT choose your own starting blocks. Blocks will be drawn for. Be at starting line early!

* Course is well marked. No cutting corners. Race officials are everywhere.

* Please pick up all garbage around your team tent before you leave. You should have a garbage bag in your packet.

* ALL VEHICLES must be out of the park/course-race area by 7am. You must park in regular parking south of the museum. NO PARKING ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE MUSEUM! THIS IS FOR EMERGENCY PERSONNEL ONLY!

* Current Non-Runners must stay off of the start line and off the course. DO NOT CROSS RED TAPE anywhere on or around the course.

* Course closes for walk throughs at 8:10 am.

* GPS tracking/timing devices by participants are not allowed.

* Per NFHS rules, coaches and athletes may not pace or run with participants during the race.

* Per NFHS rules, the use of electronic devices for any review of an official's decision is not permitted.

* Please look over the Cross Country Sports Book for more information and times.

* Byrd Band Running Products here today with your running accessories: including Cooling Headbands, Compression Sleeves, and Training Products. Located near the T-shirt Tent.


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:
* We are thankful for the following medical/emergency volunteers that are assisting us today :
Encore, Paige Martin, Stacy Rose and the local EMT's, and Greg's Ambulance Service!

* Please be aware of your surroundings and make room for emergency personnel trying to get runners out of the course.
If you need medical attention, EMT's are located at the finish line next to the museum.


* Restrooms are located by the start-line, in the museum, and in the hut next to the amphitheater.

* Concessions are located next to the amphitheater.

* Kona Shaved Ice is here today, located next to the concession stand.

* Funnel Cakes and fried Oreos available, located near the concession stand.

* NO PARKING ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE MUSEUM! THIS IS FOR EMERGENCY PERSONNEL ONLY!

* All coaches, family members, non-current runners, and spectators must stay OFF of the race course, OFF of the start line, and OUT of the finish chute. Keep the course CLEAR at all times. Runners could be disqualified due to interference. DO NOT CROSS RED TAPE anywhere on or around the course.

* No Pets or Bicycles per AHSAA rules.

* Stay out of the lake.


AWARDS / RESULTS:
* The awards ceremony is located at the Amphitheater.

* Awards are ongoing as the morning progresses STARTING at 10:15am. See schedule on the main page of this site SCHEDULE LINK

* Trophies for winner and runner-up teams in each division.

* Medals for first 15 places in each division.

* It is the expectation of the AHSAA that all athletes and coaches display excellent character and sportsmanship during awards presentations. Failure to respond accordingly will result in a monetary fine and possible probation and/or suspension.

RACE RESULTS:
* posted on the side of the hut next to the Awards Amphitheatre, and posted at/or live at

* alabamarunners.com

* milesplit.com

* Xpresstiming.com
at Xpress, you can follow the actual race clock, follow individual runners, and see them as they actually come across the finish line. Just select the   * Green 'ATHLETIC LIVE RESULTS' Link *   for today's meet, then choose the current race.

* Xpress Live Results Page HERE



STATE MEET CONTACT INFO:

Coach: Stan Johnson
Email: neverquitsj@aol.com
Cell: (256) 566-4410