June 04, 2008
Screaming Eagles' Grass Roots Series begins June 19,
Races open to competitors of all age groups
EVANSVILLE, Ind.—The University of Southern Indiana cross country program is sponsoring the fourth annual "Screaming Eagles' Grass Roots Series." The series, which is a family-friendly event open to competitors of all age groups, is comprised of five races, beginning June 19 and ending August 7.
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 19, June 26, July 10, July 24, and August 7. 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 www.tristaterunner.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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