Welcome to the Chickasaw Trails Invitational,
the home site of the 2008 & 2015 AAU Nationals.

* We have 2928 registered runners and approximately 100 schools here today from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee.


RACE /TEAM INSTRUCTION:
* We are using electronic chips. Runners make sure the bib # and the chip # match. Each runners name is listed on a bib. Make sure the chips are zip tied securely to your shoes. The school of the runner will be invoiced $25 for each chip lost. After the race, the electronic chips will be removed by a race official at the finish chute.

* Coaches: Return all unused chips, your packets, and unused supplies IMMEDIATELY! This is MANDATORY!

* Coaches, be sure to visit our Hospitality Room today sponsored by the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce.

* Runners must be at the starting line 15 minutes prior to your race time.

* Choose your own starting blocks.

* Course is well marked.

* Please pick up all garbage around your team tent before you leave. You should have a garbage bag in your packet.

* ALL VEHICLES must be out of the park/course-race area by 7am. You must park in regular parking south of the museum. NO PARKING ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE MUSEUM! THIS IS FOR EMERGENCY PERSONNEL ONLY!

* Non-Runners (Parents/Coaches too) must stay off of the start line.


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:
* We want to remind you to please help us keep the park clean by picking up all trash before, during, and after the race.

* Thanks to the many volunteers that are assisting at today's race and especially the parents of the Jesse Owens Runners Club.

* Special thanks to the Medical Team here today: Greg's Ambulance Service, Encore, and local EMT's.

* If you have an announcement, it must be cleared through the meet officials to be given to me at the Sound Tent at the starting line. Emergency announcements will be made immediately.

* Restrooms are located by the start-line, in the museum, and in the hut next to the amphitheater.

* Concessions are located next to the amphitheater. Kona is selling shaved ice today.

* Official Chickasaw Trails Cross Country Soft-Style T-shirts on sale today, $15. Last years T-Shirts reduced to $5. And we NOW ACCEPT your Debit Cards at the T-shirt Tent, located either by the start line or by the hut next to Amphitheater.

* NO PARKING ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE MUSEUM! THIS IS FOR EMERGENCY PERSONNEL ONLY!

* All coaches, family members, non-current runners, and spectators must stay off of the race course, off of the start line, and out of the finish chute. Keep the course clear at all times. Runners could be disqualified due to interference.

* No Pets or Bicycles per AHSAA rules.

* Stay out of the lake per AHSAA.

* Race results Will be posted on the side of the hut next to the Awards Amphitheatre, and posted online at/or live at
* alabamarunners.com,
* milesplit.com,
* xpresstiming.com.
* Xpress Live Results Page HERE

* Please be aware of your surroundings and make room for emergency personnel trying to get runners out of the course.
If you need medical attention, EMT's are located at the finish line next to the museum.


AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENTS:
* The awards ceremony is located at the Amphitheater.

* Top 3 Teams will receive a Trophy.
* Top 10 runners will receive Medals.
* Top 30 runners receive T-Shirts.
* Runners #16-30 will receive your individual award T-shirt at the finish line, runners #1-15 will receive yours at the awards ceremony. Be sure you get your t-shirt at the finish line if you are runners #16-30. You must present your bib at the finish line to get your t-shirt.

* Complete results from todays race will be posted at/or live at
* alabamarunners.com,
* milesplit.com,
* xpresstiming.com.
* Xpress Live Results Page HERE



Chickasaw CONTACT INFO:

Coach: Stan Johnson
Email: neverquitsj@aol.com
Cell: (256) 566-4410