June 15, 2005
Screaming Eagles’ Grass Roots Series begins Thursday,
Races open to all competitors and all age groups
EVANSVILLE, Ind.—The University of Southern Indiana cross country program is sponsoring a new series of races this summer called the “Screaming Eagles’ Grass Roots Series.” The series, which is open to all competitors of all age groups, is comprised of five races, beginning Thursday and ending August 11th.
Each race will be four-kilometer run the will take place at the USI Broadway Recreational Complex. The course is entirely grass and consists of two loops on flat-to gently rolling terrain.
To get to the Broadway Recreational Complex, go south on Schutte Road and turn right onto Broadway. The complex will be on the right-hand side.
The start time for each race will be at 7:30 p.m., with races on June 16, June 30, July 14, July 28, and August 11. Registration is from 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. on race day only. Registration costs are $5 per race and $20 for the series. All proceeds benefit the USI cross country/track and field programs.
Awards will go to the top five male and female competitors in each race and results will be available on the internet at www.usi.edu/sports and at www.gerwc.com.
Overall series awards to age group winners are in the following divisions: 14-under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-over. Overall series awards will be determined by adding the total time from your best three races in the series. To be eligible, competitors only have to run three of the fives.
For more information, email USI Head Cross Country/Track and Field Coach Mike Hillyard at email@example.com.
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