2011 Centennial Conference Cross Country Championships

Hosted by Dickinson College

@ Big Spring High School, Newville Pa.

October 29, 2011


Race Information

Women’s 6,000m Race: 11:00am

Men’s 8,000m Race: 12:00pm

JV 6,000m Race: 12:45pm (men and women combined)



Big Spring High School in Newville, Pennsylvania



Teams are allowed to enter up to 12 athletes in the varsity races. There are unlimited entries in the JV race. You do not have to designate your top 12 with your team entry. Please submit entries to directathletics.com by Monday, October 24, 2011.


Entry Fee:

Entry fee is $10.00 per person for those who actually compete, payable on the day of the race. Make checks payable to Dickinson College. There is not a charge for JV runners.


Packet Pick-Up:

Saturday October 29th from 8:00am until the coaches meeting at 9:45am at the Big Spring High School Auditorium.

Please wear numbers on the front of your uniform.


Coaches Meeting:

9:45am in the Big Spring High School auditorium.



Electronic bar code bib tags will be used and all athletes must wear these tags in order to be included in race results.


Award Presentation:

Awards will be presented upon the completion of the JV race at approximately 1:30pm. Awards in each race will be as follows: medals to 1-7 for First-team All-Conference and 8-14 for Second-team All-Conference. The winner of each championship race will be named “Runner of the Year”. There will be no JV awards. Award ceremony will begin as close to 1:30 as possible. It will be held in the Big Spring auditorium or gymnasium.


Inclement Weather:

In case of inclement weather, student athletes and coaches can use the auditorium and/or gymnasium in the High School. Please be prepared to deal with adverse weather conditions.


Course Review:

Per conference rules, the course is available for preview on Friday, October 28th from 3:00pm until dusk.

The course will be marked with two solid white lines which runners will be instructed to stay between. Flags will help mark out turns. There will be plenty of marshals on the course. 

Course maps are available on the Dickinson College Cross Country website.



Plenty of parking is available on site at the high school.


Locker Rooms:

Teams are welcome to use the locker rooms at Big Spring High School.



Athletic Training:

Janelle Nolt and Corrie Hampton of Dickinson College will serve as the official athletic trainers for the championships. Teams with special needs should contact them as soon as possible to make all necessary arrangements.


Janelle Nolt: Phone: 717-245-1651, E-mail: noltj@dickinson.edu


A Training Room will be set up at the High School and is easily accessible from the start and finish lines. 

Water and Ice will be provided for you at your site of competition. Because of the event taking place at this location, no other modalities will be available. Please call in advance if your team will not be traveling with an athletic trainer. 


Results/Sports Information:

Complete Individual and team results will be distributed to all Centennial Conference SIDs by Dickinson’s SID: Charlie McGuire as soon as possible after the meet. Sports Information Directors with additional needs should forward those requests to Charlie.


Charlie McGuire: Phone: 717-245-1652, E-mail: mcguire@dickinson.edu


Hotel Information (located in Carlisle):

Fairfield Inn, Comfort Suites, Super 8, Day’s Inn, Sleep Inn, Country Inn & Suites



Admission will not be charged for this event.  


Food Options near course (All located in Carlisle):

Subway, Burger King, Panera, Misenos, Arbys, Great Wall, Taco Bell, Dunkin Donuts, Sheetz, McDonalds, Cracker Barre, Scales, Quizno’s, Wendy’s, Chili’s, Applebees, Friendly’s, Pizza Hut


Championship Meet Personnel/Contact Information:


Championship Meet Director:

Don Nichter, phone: 717-245-1365, e-mail: nichter@dickinson.edu

Mary Hamilton, phone: 717-245-1693, e-mail: hamiltom@dickinson.edu


Championship Meet Athletic Trainers:

Janelle Nolt, phone:  717-245-1651, e-mail: noltj@dickinson.edu

Corrie Hampton, phone : 717-245-1888, e-mail: hamptonc@dickinson.edu


Championship Meet SID:

Charlie McGuire, phone : 717-245-1652, e-mail: mcguire@dickinson.edu



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