Meet Information

High Country Classic (Watauga High Cross Country Course)
Hosted by Watauga HS.

This year's course is now more spectator friendly. The runners are visible to spectators for almost 1.5 miles of competition. Parking will be at Watauga High School. There is a map of the 5k course under photos above.


WE HAVE A NO FRILLS $5 OPEN RACE FOR ANYONE. IT WILL BE ON THE SAME COURSE AS THE HIGH SCHOOL RACES.

WE ALSO HAVE THE MIDDLE SCHOOL/KIDS RACE ON OUR TWO MILE COURSE. NO CHARGE FOR THE KIDS RACE.


Open Race 8:45
Middle School Race 9:30
JV Girls Race 10:00
JV Boys Race 10:40
Varsity Girls 11:20
Varsity Boys 11:50

Entry Fees: $10/athlete, $50/team, $85 for boys and girls teams. Varsity races are limited to 7 runners. Middle school runners are free. Make checks to Watauga Cross Country and mail to Randy McDonough, Hardin Park School, 361 Jefferson Road, Boone NC 28607. You may bring checks to meet also.

Athlete Entry: Entries will be taken through the MileSplit Network. Find our meet on the NCRunners.com calendar page and click Online Entry. Entries are due by 8:00pm, September 26th, 2017.

Awards: Trophies to top 3 teams in varsity races and first place team in JV races. Trophies to individual champions in the high school races. Medals awarded to top 20 individuals in all races. Sanction: Bordering States only, SC, TN, VA, GA.

Lodging: Log cabin rental rates are cheaper than hotel rates. If you are staying for the full weekend log cabins for two nights are much cheaper than hotels. Make your team's trip a true High Country experience.

Location: Boone is 90 minutes from Winston-Salem, 2 hours from Charlotte and 80 minutes from Johnson City, TN. Excellent Sunday long-run possibilities on the 26 miles of carriage trails surrounding Moses Cone Manor. Average high temperatures for Boone in late September are the low 70's. Registration help:
www.milesplit.us/pages/Online_Meet_Reg_Instructions
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.

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