HIGH SCHOOL RACE INFORMATION
2022 Three Course Challenge
Here are some details for the 2022 Three Course Challenge. If you have questions don’t
hesitate to call Neil at 503-739-2471, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kerri Boutin at 760-401-9559 email at email@example.com.
9:00 MS boys
9:10 MS Girls
10:30 easy boys
10:35 easy girls
11:20 moderate boys
11:25 moderate girls
12:10 hard boys
12:15 hard girls
1 PM open race
Distance:- Easy Course 4,500 meters. Moderate and Difficult 5,000 meters.
Course Descriptions: The races will be run on grass, dirt, sand roads, and
trails and should feature a “mud pit” adventure. Only twenty meters of
Easy – White Flags – 4,300 meters. One gradual incline.
Moderate – Blue Flags – 5,000 meters. Possibly two water/mud crossings.
At 3840 meters runners negotiate the Elk Trail, 100+ meters uphill that is
narrow, steep, and sandy.
Difficult – Red Flags – 5,000 meters. Possibly two water/mud crossings.
Three healthy hills. The first one at about 2750 meters into the race is 135
meters, steep and sandy. Number two is the Elk Trail 100+ meters up which that is narrow, steep ,deep and sandy at 4390 meters. The cherry on top is only
80+ meters over grassy Butterfly Hill some 300 meters from the finish.
Course “Selection” (amended 9/5/22)Course to be assigned by the coaches in any manner they see fit. We will
NOT be providing chips for a draw as was done in the past. Coaches,
please read the Difficult Course description and use only fit runners. Take
care to take care of your athletes.
Team Scoring (amended 9/5/22)
Divisions 1, 2, and 3 need to have:
Two runners on the Difficult Course, three on the Moderate, and two on
the Easy Courses.
Division 4 needs to have:
One runner on the Difficult. Three runners on the Moderate Course and
two runners on the Easy Course.
Division 5 needs to have:
One runner on the Difficult and two on the Moderate Courses and Easy
Coaches do not have to let meet management know who is running each
The above is for scoring purposes only. Coaches can have as many
runners on any course as they so choose. Everyone gets a chance to run
one course and one course only.
Coaches do not have to let meet management know who is running each course.
Results: We will time each athlete and post the results as quickly as possible. We will be using chip timing for the first time so results and winners will be posted sooner than in previous years. The results will also be posted on athletic.net late in the day or early next.
Awards: Individual Awards - Medals to the top ten in each course, each division, and both genders.
Team Awards - Plaques to the top four teams for each of the five divisions, both genders. Medals to the scoring members of each of the top four teams in each division, both genders.
Individual and Team Awards Distribution
No formal award ceremony – create your own unique experience. Within 30 minutes after the last race, each coach or their representative can pick up a list of awards won by their runners. Awards are top 10 for each course, each division, girls and boys. Your coach/representative will go down a line of tables to be handed appropriate metals. The last stop will be to pick up team awards.
Entertainment and Social Time
Friday, September 23rd:
7:30 PM at Camp Rilea, Free Ice Cream Social and T-shirt exchange in the parking area between Starships 7024 and 7025. All teams staying at Camp Rilea or in the area with their own lodging are welcome. Bring a T-shirt and get a T-shirt.
Saturday, September 24th:
The Last Regiment Drum Corps will set a heart-pounding beat to get runners fired up before, during, and after the races.
Specially Designed T-Shirts
Three Course Challenge T-shirts will be on sale for $25. These limited, top-of-the-line shirts will be colorful and as unique as the meet itself. We will be selling the shirts Friday at the dinner and Saturday at the meet. Quantities are limited. Cash is the only method of payment taken. SORRY NO ORDERS TAKEN