(Doug is a longtime Bozeman fan. He used to work at sports for the Chronicle and has always rooted us on.) NC
These awesome athletes are heading to Nationals!!
Below please find the date, location, and race start times for travel planning purposes and the link to follow the race via live webcast:
The Nike Cross Nationals is comprised of 8 Regional Qualifying meets and the National Finals in Portland. The new Nationals course at Glendoveer Golf Course will offer athletes a premium, challenging championship venue for putting it all on the line.
The course at Glendoveer offers spectators great viewing options whether they want to follow the race around the course or sit in the grandstands near the finish line. For those not able to make the event in person, a live webcast feed of the event will run on nikecrossnationals.com
Fields of 22 7-person clubs and an additional 45 individuals (male and female) will lay it all on the line in the quest for the sport’s biggest prize, the coveted Winged Goddess of Victory statue.
NXN RACE SCHEDULE
Saturday, December 5, 2015
Glendoveer Golf Course, Portland OR
9:30am: Webcast Starts
10:05am: Girl’s Championship Race
11:35am: Boy’s Championship Race
12:45pm: Community Race (Info here)
* Awards to follow each race
* Schedule subject to change
That’s right–the girls won for the second time with two all region and the boys took second with two all region. This is the first time a boys team from Montana has qualified and the 4th for girls teams from Montana.
Congrats from the Creel family to all the athletes and coaches!
Thanks to Jill Hamilton for giving Hawk TV a head’s up about this year’s amazing team. Because of her, they interviewed Chase Equall and Caleb Allen and added some photos to the XC segment.
Here is the link to watch the xc coverage:
From John Randall, Lee’s father:
Sorry some of this may be late; I just got the information.
GOOD LUCK HAWKS!!! Safe travels, everyone.
Here is some information for parents on where their children will be!
2015 Nike Regional Trip
11/13--Sandman–1575 S Meridian Rd, Meridian, ID 83642
11/14— Super 8 Burley, ID
336 South 600 West
Heyburn, ID 83336
Pocatello: Dinner, light workout, hotel (Best Western)
Depart–9:15am for Boise
Boise–Light workout (4p) at Eagle Island State Park
–Dinner at Louies 6-6:30p
–Hotel in Meridian (Sandman Inn)
(see race schedule in previous post)
–Hotel in Burley (Super 8) arrive around 9p.
Sunday–Awake–8am, depart at 9am
–Arrive Bozeman by 2p
- Running Clothes
- Both Training and Racing–bring 2 more pairs of socks then seems normal
- Running Shoes–extra spikes if spiked shoes
- Both Training and Racing
- Winter warmth–hat, gloves, etc.
- Nice clothes for Friday night dinner
- Other nice school clothes (1 set)
- Swimming suit
- MONEY–Food, souvenirs
- Toiletry bag
LUNCH FOR THURSDAY!
For those families traveling to Boise for the Nike Regionals, there is an annual tradition of meeting at a small Basque pub in downtown Boise for dinner, drinks and just to hang out the night prior to the race. So, for those interested (and who wouldn’t be?), here are the details:
NXN NORTHWEST INFO
MEET DATE & LOCATION
Eagle Island XC Course
WY – WA – ID – OR – MT – AK – HI
11am – 5pm Retail Open @ Course
11am-5pm Course open for review
7pm-9pm Ice Cream Social / Packet Pickup
8pm-8:30pm Coaches meeting
9:10 a.m. Open & Citizen men & women 5K
9:45 a.m. Grade School & Middle School boys & girls 3K
10:15 a.m. Girls Junior Varsity 5K
10:55 a.m. Boys Junior Varsity 5K section #1
11:30 a.m. Boys Junior Varsity 5K section #2
12:10 p.m. Girls Varsity 5K section #1
12:45 p.m. Girls Varsity 5K section #2
1:20 p.m. Boys Varsity 5K section #1
1:50 p.m. Boys Varsity 5K section #2
2:20 p.m. Girls Team Championship Introductions and National Anthem
2:30 p.m. Girls Championship Race 5K
3:00 p.m. Boys Championship Team Introductions
3:05 p.m. Boys Championship Race 5K
The turnout at last night’s banquet was excellent! It’s a good feeling to be part of such a wonderful team. The coaches, athletes, and all the supportive families with current and past runners make this high school team truly special.
The DVD that was playing during the dinner is available for $5 with proceeds going toward the team’s fundraising. If you would like to have one of these DVDs, please email Jill Hamilton at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 209-1418.