Galveston Island Beach Run

Galveston,, TX

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Meet Information

Dear Cross Country Coaches,

Galveston Ball will be hosting its scholastic cross country meet on Friday, September 8, 2017.

This event is not part of the athletic director’s agreement. The entry fee will be $75.00 per team,

per gender. ($150.00 for both)

There will be two divisions: Division I will be composed of stronger 5A/6A schools. Division II

will consist of smaller schools and other large school. If you have a preference, please let me know

early. Both divisions will be divided equally. The course will be on the beach 95 -100 % on packed

sand. We will send a map with details as time gets closer. All timing will be done electronically this

year.

At least 5 student-athletes from the same school must be entered for a team to be considered for

the team title. There will be a limit of 7 - 10 runners per school in each varsity division. This should

help lighten the JV races. All varsity races will be 4 or 5K. This will be determined by the heat. There is

no limit to the number of runners you may enter in the JV and freshmen divisions. Below is a tentative

time schedule.

7:30 am All Divisions Check-In

8:00 am Division I Varsity Boys

8:30 am Division II Varsity Boys

Galveston Island Beach Run 2017

9:00 am Division I Varsity Girls

9:30 am Division II Varsity Girls

10:00 am Junior Varsity (Boys) 2 mile course

10:20 am Junior Varsity (Girls) 2 mile course

10:40 am Freshmen (Boys) 2 mile course

11:00 am Freshmen (Girls) 2 mile course

These times are approximate. We will run on a rolling schedule after the first race but plan to

finish by noon. There will be awards for the first 20 finishers in each division. In addition, the team

champion on the varsity levels will receive a plaque.

Make checks payable to: Ball High Cross Country

4115 Avenue O

Galveston, TX. 77550

We look forward to serving you at this year’s meet. All entries should be entered through

athletic.net. Entry deadline is 7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 5 th !! We will take the first 35-40 teams

to enter. We do not need names at this time; only if you plan to attend, an e-mail address and contact

number. Thank you!!

Sherman Elias

e-mail: sherman_elias@gisd.org

Head Cross Country Coach

Galveston Ball High School

4115 Ave O

Galveston, TX 77550

Ph: 409.771.5448

Fax: 409.770.0749

Important Information



 All entries are due by Tuesday, September 5 th . They are to be done

through athletic.net

 Please use the following codes for the divisions: DI, DII, JVB, JVG,

FB, and FG.

Galveston Island Beach Run 2017

 There will be free parking for busses, but it will be limited. Cars will

be charged.

This is a business day and the facility will be open to the public also.

 Event Headquarters – East Beach Pavilion – Both the start and finish

lines will be in this area. Staging and general access to restrooms,

showers, and concessions will be in this area.

 Coaches check in and turn in will be located on the 2 nd floor. This

will also be a great place to watch the meet.

 Course – We will start at/near the pavilion. I will send a map in

August.

 Our Athletic Trainers and staff will cover the event. Life guards will

also be on duty.

 Please set up tents in the designated area.

 The street address for the pavilion is 1923 Boddeker Road, Galveston,

Tx. 77550.

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