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The fourth annual Wingfoot XC Classic will feature One Mile, 3K and 5K races on grass, dirt and gravel. The course will be a unique single loop with traditional European cross country elements such as hay bales or logs. There will be two sessions. High school races will be held in the morning. The evening session will feature the free One Mile as part of the Kilometer Kids Youth Running Series, the community 5K which welcomes runners and walkers, part of the Grand Prix Series presented by Piedmont Healthcare, and the 3K middle school races.
atch a recap of the 2017 Wingfoot XC Classic:
Date & Time
Sept 22, 7:00 p.m.
Sam Smith Park, 1155 Douthit Ferry Rd, Cartersville, GA 30120
- Mile (ages 6-14)
- 3K (ages 10-14)
- 5K (ages 8+)
- Complimentary BBQ sandwich for all community 5K participants
- Schools: Various (see details below)
- Atlanta Track Club Members: FREE (Community 5K only)
- Non-members: $10 (Community 5K only)
- Middle School 3K: $10
- Mile: FREE
- $5 parking fee onsite
Event Day Schedule
- 6:15 a.m. Morning session number pick-up opens
- 7:45 a.m. Morning races begin
- 5:30 p.m. Evening session number pick-up opens
- 6:00 p.m. Evening races begin
Middle and High School Team Registration
After selecting races and paying for your team entries, schools will receive email instructions on athlete entries via MileSplit.
Deadline for school registration is September 4, 2018
Kilometer Kids Mile
Online registration for the Kilometer Kids Mile opens August 23 and closes September 20, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
Race Day registration for the Kilometer Kids Mile is available onsite beginning at 5:30 p.m. Deadline to register and be timed is 6:30 p.m.
Middle School Unattached
Online registration for the Middle School Unattached 3K opens August 22 and closes September 20, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. No race day registration.
Online registration for the Community 5K closes September 20, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
Race Day registration for the Community 5K is available onsite beginning at 5:30 p.m. Deadline to register and be timed is 7:00 p.m.
The 5K is part of Atlanta Track Club’s 2018 Grand Prix Series presented by Piedmont Healthcare and is free for Atlanta Track Club members/$10 for non-members.
Timing & Results
The race will be professionally chip timed with timing mats at every mile in addition to the finish line. The race will be NFHS and GHSA sanctioned for Georgia schools and other states upon request.
Live results are available throughout the event. Click on the below link to view the live results on race day.
Live Results- Community Race - LINK COMING SOON
Live Results- Middle & High School Races - LINK COMING SOON
Atlanta Track Club is a member organization of both the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) & USA Track & Field (USATF) and adheres to the guidelines and rules of competition in the events Atlanta Track Club conducts & provides.
Community race course time limit:
- 5K: 1 hour and 15 minutes (25 minute per mile pace)
For the safety and enjoyment of all participants, no headphones, pets, or wheeled conveyances of any kind, including baby joggers/strollers, roller/inline skates, and bicycles, are permitted on the course.
Sam Smith Park, 1155 Douthit Ferry Rd, Cartersville, GA 30120
SCHOOL REGISTRATION COSTS
$ 125 – Championship Team (per race)
$ 100 – Varsity Team (per race)
$ 25 – JV Team (per race, includes Championship JV race)
$ 50 – Middle School Team (per race)
$ 10 – Individual Runners High School/Middle School
$ 10 – Community Race (Adults and Youth 8+)
Make check payable to Atlanta Track Club and send payments to:
Atlanta Track Club, 201 Armour Dr NE, Atlanta GA 30324
School payments due by September 4, 2018. $50 late fee if payment not received by deadline.
School Team Awards
Top 10 finishers from races will receive medals, and Top 10 Championship Varsity runners will also receive a t-shirt. Top 3 teams in Championship and Varsity races will receive a trophie.
Overall awards are based on gun time and overall winners are not eligible for age group awards. Age grade and group awards are based on net time.
- Overall Male and Female
- Age Grade Male and Female
- Age Group Awards for the top three men and women in each age group (10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, five-year increments up to 90+)
- Top Three Teams
The Wingfoot Cup will be awarded to the team with the most points across the Boys and Girls Championship Varsity Divisions only. Points will be distributed to teams using the following scale. Milton is the current three-time defending champion of this award.
1st – 10 pts, 2nd – 8 pts, 3rd – 6 pts, 4th – 5 pts, 5th – 4 pts, 6th – 3 pts, 7th – 2 pts, 8th – 1 pt
Parking available at the race site for $5.00 CASH per car. Additional FREE parking will be available offsite at Cartersville Primary School, Cartersville Elementary School and the Deerfield Practice Fields.
Bus Parking available for FREE on site.
Limited parking is available; carpooling is encouraged.
This year's community 5K will take place at night, under the lights! All community 5K participants will receive a complimentary BBQ sandwich from Johnny Mitchell's Smokehouse. They will also be on site with additional items for purchase such as BBQ plates, pulled pork and cherry smoked chopped chicken and sides such as slaw and baked beans. In addition, we'll have live music including Bluegrass, Country, Southern and Classic Rock and Blues. Come enjoy an evening of barbeque and bluegrass amongst bales of hay!
COMMUNITY TEAM COMPETITION
New this year, we are offering an optional team competition for the Community 5K. Teams are comprised of five members and must include one female at minimum. Participants will receive team scores in addition to their individual race times. Awards will be given to the top three fastest teams. Teams that are not full and teams that do not include one female will not be scored on race day. Any changes to your team must be completed by the close of online registration, September 20 at 11:59 p.m. Email [email protected] to make changes to your team. Changes will not be accepted on race day.
The Wingfoot XC Classic is the tenth event in the 2018 Atlanta Track Club Grand Prix Series presented by Piedmont Healthcare. For more information on the 2018 Grand Prix Series, please click here. Please note: Your age on December 31, 2018 is used as your base age for Grand Prix scoring. For example, if you are currently 34 years old but will be turning 35 in November, your age will appear as 35 in the standing throughout the Grand Prix season.
VOLUNTEER WITH US
Interested in giving back to the sport of running? Come volunteer with us! For Wingfoot XC Classic opportunities, CLICK HERE.
If you have additional questions regarding the event, then please email [email protected].
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