Trinity-Valkyrie

Cross Country Invitational

Race Information

Thank you to all who participated in the the 62st Annual Trinity Valkyrie Invitational (The Oldest Meet in KY), held at EP Tom Sawyer State Park (home of the 2017 NCAA National Championships), in Louisville, on September 15th & 16th.

Meet/Race Schedule

Friday, September 15th

5:00 pm           Boys Jr High (7th - 8th) 20 3K 

5:30 pm           Girls Jr High (7th - 8th) 20 3K 

6:00 pm           Boys Elementary (4th-6th) 20 2K 

6:25 pm           Girls Elementary (4th - 6th) 20 2K 

6:50 pm           Boys Primary (1st - 3rd) 20 1K   

6:55 pm           Girls Primary (1st - 3rd) 20 1K   

7:15 pm           Award Ceremony 


Saturday, September 16th

8:20 am           Boys & Girls Freshman unlimited 5K 

9:00 am           Men's Varsity 10 5K 

9:40 am           Women's Varsity 10 5K 

10:20 am         Men's Seeded 7 5K 

11:00 am         Women's Seeded 7 5K 

11:40 am         Men's Open (Srs. welcome) Unlimited 5K 

12:20 pm         Women's Open (Srs. welcome) Unlimited 5K 

1:00 pm           Award Ceremony 

Seeded Race:

Our seeded race for 2017 was a limited field including the top programs from ten different states. Please note, there were state contenders in their respective divisions that did not make the cut for the seeded race which reaffirms how competitive the invite has become for both our seeded and varsity races over the past several years. Congratulations to all of our teams for taking part in the 2017 Trinity / Valkyrie Invitational.

2017 Seeded Race Team Listing 2017 Seeded Race Lane Assignments

Team Rosters and Lane Assignments:

Below are the links to the 2017 team rosters, and lane assignments for the races both Friday, and Saturday.

2017 Middle School / Elementary / Primary Rosters 2017 High School Rosters 2017 Friday Lane Assignments 2017 Saturday Lane Assignment

Text Alerts - High School Races

Again this year, Coaches were invited to register to have the option to enter their cell phone number and receive all of their runners' official ½ point and finish times via text. Sign-ups for the Text Alerts is closed as of race day.

High School Regional Division

All teams were placed in geographic divisions that matched their NXN region. Awards were based on a team's performance in their division and overall combined awards were given as well.

Awards

Grade School - Team awards include First Place Team Trophy and t-shirts (10). Second and third place Team Trophies will also be awarded. The top 20 individuals will also be acknowledged.

High School - The Midwest Team First Place will receive Team Trophy and shirts (10), also the Runner up Team will receive Team Trophy and shirts (10). The Midwest top 10 individuals will also be acknowledged. 
The Southeast Team First Place will receive Team Trophy and shirts (10), also Runner up Team will receive Team Trophy and shirts (10). The Southeast top 10 individuals will also be acknowledged.

Admission Fees

  • $10              Family Rate
  • $5                General Admission
  • Free            Ages 10 and under

Runners do not pay a gate fee

Driving Directions

Important - On Friday evenings, we've had several Traffic concerns - Please consider arriving early.

Alternate directions to Westport Road congestion

LaGrange Road (coming from the direction of Lyndon):

  • Follow LaGrange Road from Lyndon past the Hurstbourne Lane overpass.
  • Turn left on Lakeland Road (immediately after passing Central State Hospital on the left).
  • Follow Lakeland Road through a 90 degree right turn.
  • Turn left on Frey's Hill Road (the first left after going through 90 degree right turn on Lakeland).
  • E.P. Sawyer Park parking entrance is the first left from Frey's Hill Road.

Park Road (coming from Anchorage):

  • Follow Park Road from Anchorage toward Central State Hospital
  • Turn right on Lakeland Road (immediately before Central State Hospital on the right).
  • Follow Lakeland Road through a 90 degree right turn.
  • Turn left on Frey's Hill Road (the first left after going through 90 degree right turn on Lakeland).
  • E.P. Sawyer Park parking entrance is the first left from Frey's Hill Road.

Evergreen Road (coming from Middletown):

  • Turn North (toward Anchorage) on Evergreen Road from Shelbyville Road.
  • Remain on Evergreen Road until it intersects and turns left onto Lakeland Road.
  • Follow Lakeland Road to until Frey's Hill Road intersects from the left.
  • Turn right on Frey's Hill Road.
  • E.P. Sawyer Park parking entrance is the first left from Frey's Hill Road.

Parking Information

Coaches with tents and equipment: Proceed to Gate 1 on the south side of the race courses, using the park entrance at the BMX and softball complexes. Identify yourself to the police officers and volunteers as a coach and you will be directed to park in the BMX lot or softball lot where it is easier to get your equipment on site.

All Other Auto Parking and Drop Offs: All cars carrying runners, spectators and volunteers, whether coming from Westport Road in the north or from Lakeland Road in the south will initially be directed to park in the grass parking area at Gate 1 on the south side of the race courses, which is at the park entrance from Frey's Hill Road that leads to the BMX and softball complexes. Only after that lot is filled will the park's main paved lot at Gate 2 on the north side of the race courses be opened to permit parking. Please follow the direction of police officers and volunteers directing traffic.  Drivers who are dropping off passengers and not parking must still proceed into a parking lot to stop and drop off the passengers before exiting the lot.

Handicapped Parking: All cars with a handicapped rider should proceed to Gate 1 on the south side of the race courses where you will be directed to the handicapped lot in the softball complex.

Bus Parking: All team buses will park in the paved lot at the softball complex inside Gate 1 on the south side of the race courses near the start line. Whether coming from Westport Road in the north or Lakeland Road in the south all buses should take the park entrance from Frey's Hill Road that leads to the BMX and softball complexes.

4887 Runners
151 Schools
10 States

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