Crimson Tide Cross Country Kickoff
Saturday, Sept. 1
Harry Pritchett Running Park -
Crimson Tide Cross Country Kick Off Schedule of Events
Closest Intersection: Veterans Memorial Parkway & Loop Road
From University of Alabama Campus Harry Pritchett Running Park
Take Paul Bryant Drive East to Hwy.
82. Go east on Hwy. 82 (to 2nd traffic light) and make a left (east)
on 15th street. Go east on 15th street and continue until you see a
sign for Arboretum. You must be in the right lane to take this exit.
Go straight off the exit. Make a left and follow road as it curves
down the hill. When the road splits at the bottom of the hill, go
right into the course entrance. Teams, Officials, etc., please show
your parking pass
From East/ West of Tuscaloosa to Harry Pritchett Running Park:
Take I-20/ 59 to exit 73 (Hwy. 82). Go west on Hwy. 82
through several traffic lights to 15th street (the light after the
University Mall). Make a right (east) on 15th street and continue
until you see a sign for Arboretum. You must be in the right lane to
take this exit. Go straight off the exit. Make a left and follow
road as it curves down the hill. When the road splits at the bottom
of the hill, go right into the course entrance. Teams, Officials,
etc., please show your parking pass.
||Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012
||Harry Pritchett Running Park, Tuscaloosa,
||Tuesday, Aug. 28, Noon
||$125 per team (or $250
if you have both men and women). The entry
fee will allow you to enter an unlimited number of athletes.
To be paid during packet pick-up on Saturday morning or
University of Alabama Athletics
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
Checks payable to:
University of Alabama Athletics
You will have to pay cash at the
meet for your entries if your check is 'in the mail' and not
received on or before August 29th, 2012.
||All entries will be
done online though
||Teams entered into the meet will be posted
on-line on Thursday, August 30 at www.rolltide.com. Choose
track and field cross country from the men's sports or
women's sports drop down menu. Click on the home meet
information icon to access meet information.
||Please report to the
starting line ten minutes before your race begins
||Team scores will be computed by totaling
the top five runners' finish positions. The 6th and 7th
runners will count as pushers. Runners 8 and beyond will not
be figured into the team scores but will be given official
times. Teams with fewer than five runners will not be
totaled in the team scores.
||All grass with light rolling hills.
Men's Course Map
Women's Course Map
||A lead vehicle will guide the runners over
the course. Course maps will be available online at
www.rolltide.com and will be provided in your meet day
||The course will be available for inspection
on Friday, August 31 from 3-6 p.m.
|Timing and Finish Area
||Please mind the following rules in regards
to the chip timing:
1. Please have your runners run
across both chip timing pads in the finish area.
chip is specifically assigned to an athlete. Do not get
chips mixed up; this will cause great confusion with the
3. At no time is an athlete allowed to warm-up
through the finish line. Finish line is off limits.
you have to drop out or withdraw from the race at any time,
make sure you drop your chip off at the timing tent.
Make sure you have deposited your chip in one of the bins
prior to leaving the finish corral
||Packets may be picked up Saturday morning
starting at 7 a.m. at the course.
||Showers are not available.
||Please contact Bernard Burroughs, ATC,
concerning use of training room (205) 348-3456.
||Final results will be posted near the
finish line, available at the main tent or posted on-line at
www.rolltide.com shortly after the completion of the last
||Please contact Coach Adam Tribble by phone
at (205) 861-4082 or by email at
meet information online go to www.rolltide.com.