Niles West High School - Skokie, IL -- Campus

IHSA 2016 Girls & Boys Class 3A Sectional Meet


DATE:                                    Saturday, October 29, 2016

PLACE:                                  Niles West High School - 5701 Oakton St. Skokie 60077

TIME:                                    The girls’ race will start at 10:00 AM and the boys’ race at 11:00 AM

COURSE:                              The course is grass and will be marked with appropriate flags, ground markings, and cones.  Course distance is 3.0 miles for boys and girls.                                             The finish of the race is on the track in the stadium.  ***NO DOGS ALLOWED ON THE GROUNDS OF NILES WEST***  The course map                                               is available on the Niles West athletic website at

STARTING:                          The races will start promptly. Fifteen minutes prior to the start, a horn will sound (2 blasts). All teams are to be at the starting line five                                                minutes before the start. Starting boxes have been pre? assigned by blind draw. Each coach will place their  7 runners in any order within                                                the box and with no more than 4 runners on the starting line. The starter will blow a whistle one minute prior to the start. There will be no                                                verbal commands given. All runners must be set at that point.

ADVANCEMENT:                  The first 5 placing teams and the first 7 individual runners who are not members of the first 5 qualifying teams will advance to the State Final                                            Meet. In addition, in the event the 8th, 9th, or 10th place overall individual finisher in the sectional is not on a qualifying team, such 8th, 9th,                                            or 10th place overall finisher in the individual race shall advance from the sectional to the State final meet.

AWARDS:                            The awards for both girls’ and boys’ races will be presented at the conclusion of the meet in the Field House. Each 1st place team will receive                                            a plaque; 1st through 10th place medals to individuals.

SPECTATORS:                    It would be helpful if you would let your parents and student body know that spectators are asked not to be on the course and are to stay                                                back from the starting line and chute. Spectators are not allowed on the west side of the track in the stadium.

T?SHIRTS:                         Commemorative event long-sleeved shirts will be sold at a cost of $20.00

CONCESSIONS:                 A concession stand will be located in the northwest corner of the Field House.  Award ceremony will follow boys’ race in Field House

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