All of the races are open races. There is no need to declare varsity runners. The boys & girls 5k are limited to 30 athletes per school. All other athletes (if any) are welcome to race the boys & girls 4k. You must have your athlete’s on the MSHSL website by Wednesday, August 22. If they are not listed with the team on the site by that time, you may run them in the 4k race.
Scoring Format: Standard- Top-5 Score, Top-7 Count.
9:00 Coaches Meeting
9:30 Boys 5k
10:00 Girls 5k
10:45 Boys 4k
11:15 Girls 4k
The course is a looping course around St Kates grounds, woods, and pond. It is a fast but challenging course run primarily on grass with a section of dirt trail through the woods. The course map is available through the link below.
PLEASE NOTE: There is some construction of the athletic facilities at St Kates. Restricted areas are highlighted on the course map. Please communicate the need to stay out of these areas to your runners in advance of arrival and team-camp set up.
Central Open T-shirts will be awarded to the top-5 in the boys & girls 5k races. Team Champion t-shirts will be awarded to the top-7 on the boys & girls champion teams (5k only).
Results & Coverage
The race will be covered by MN Mile Split. We will post a link to videos and photos on the web page following the race.
Teams Attending (tentatively)
Breck, Centennial, Central, Chanhassen, Chaska, Como Park, Irondale, Harding, Johnson, North St Paul, Nova Classical, Roseville, Washington, Lakeville South.
$70 per team ($140 for both genders)
Make checks payable to: Central Sports Boosters - Cross Country
St Paul Central Cross Country
Attn: Treacy Funk
275 N Lexington Parkway
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Mike Reneau - Central Cross Country