Although this year's event did not produce lightning-fast times, the atmosphere and competition were still top-notch.
Alternating between light and darkness, and finishing in a packed football stadium, the Jungle Run is a unique experience.
Saturday - September 1, 2012 ... The 11th Annual Jungle Run (South View HS, Hope Mills, NC)
The most talked about early season meet in North Carolina. Come see what all the "hub-bub" is about! The Only Night-Time High School Cross Country Event in the Southeast! Location: South View HS, 4184 Elk Road, Hope Mills, NC.
3:45-5:45pm Check In.
6:15pm JV Boys (unlimited entries).
6:55pm JV Girls (unlimited entries).
7:40pm Invitational Men's Race (7 only).
8:15pm Invitational Women's Race (7 only).
9:00pm Championship Men's Race (7 only).
9:40pm Championship Women's Race (7 only).
10:15pm Awards Ceremony in Football Stadium.
Single gender teams are $80; $110 for both men's and women's teams. Checks should be made out to South View High School. Please mail checks to: South View High School, 4184 Elk Road, Hope Mills, NC 28348 Attn: Jesse L. Autry
NEW!!! Online Entry: The entry process opens on August 4 at NCRunners.com and must be completed by Tuesday, August 29 by 11:59PM.
Go to NCRunners.com and click on the "CALENDAR" link. Scroll down to the Jungle Run and click on the "ONLINE ENTRY" button.
Individuals may enter the meet, provided they are a member of their high school team. A coach must enter them online. Individual entry is $20.00.
Please email Coach Autry directly to inform him of your intention to participate as an individual.
Five same-gender individuals from the same school become a team. Coaches must also identify which level in which they wish their varsity squad to participate: Championship or Invitational.
You may run a B-TEAM in the Invitational Race if you want to run three squads. Teams must be a member of their public high school athletic association.
Please mail checks or alert us if you are planning on bringing it with you. We need to know, as the lights are expensive.
T-Shirts: Cool Invitational Shirts will be available for $15. Parking: $5.00 per car, truck, van, suv or whatever load. Course: South View will have an alternate course for this event. It is approximately 5,000 meters around and through the South View High School Athletic Complex. The course will be lighted throughout. Splits will be called at every mile.
Awards: Top 20 individuals in the Men's and Women's Championship Division. Top 20 in the Invitational Division. Top 10 in JV/Developmental Division. The Top 3 Teams in all races will be awarded trophies.
Results: Will be quick, as we have converted over to HY-TEK software. Available online Here on NCRunners.com.
Director: Jesse Autry, Grand Poo Bah, South View Track and Field and Cross Country. Because of the uniqueness of this event, it may be more practical to spend the night after the race instead of the night before.
Contact Jesse L. Autry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note that these instructions are on the US Portal and you will have to return to your state site to actually find your team and enter the meet.