The Limestone Elementary School Athletics Association is the committee responsible for the
 inter-school sports programs in the Limestone   District School Board. This  page is intended
to make available to all elementary schools in the Limestone District information pertaining to
 all  inter-school sports in the district. For more information  on the organization and structure
 of LESAA please refer to the LESAA constitution.   Meet and tournament information, rules and
 regulations regarding the various events,  dates for events, news updates, district tournaments
 (divisions, dates, locations, conveners, results), as well as any other pertinent information
 for all sports will be available through this page.

 

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Region 1 Cross Country Meet:

Venue: Fort Henry

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Dates

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Trail Map
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Atoms

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Midget and Bantam

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Results from previous years

Coaches: 

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You must register you runners online. Click here for instructions.
Register a runner even if there is only a chance they may run. It is easier to scratch them than add them on the day of the meet. There will be no registration available at the meet. Runners must be preregistered.

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No walkers/ joggers to be entered in any race. If your athlete cannot run the distance continuously in practice, DO NOT ENTER HIM/HER IN THE RACE.

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 Start Time: First Race 11:30 a.m. (Atom Girls) - sharp

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Age Categories

Categories:

Distance

Atom Boys and Girls

1.8 km*

Bantam Boys and Girls

2.5 km

Midget Boys and Girls

2.5 km

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Entry Fee: 
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$3.00 per participant. Invoices will be sent to the  schools, covering both the regional and district meets, after the district meet. Please wait until the invoice is received and send one cheque to cover both meets. Cheques should be made out to LESAA and sent through the courier to LESAA c/o John Hall at the board office.  
There will be no cash accepted at the meet. Schools will be billed for the number of runner they registered.

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To qualify for the district meet a competitor must have met ONE of the following conditions
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finished in the top 30 runners in their regional meet

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be a member of one of the top 3 teams in their regional meet (will be eligible only if the team competes)

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Weather
Cross Country Running is traditionally run rain or shine. Rain, wind and 
heat are a few of the uncontrollable conditions that make Cross Country Running 
unique. In the event of electrical storm conditions, please check the web site first then call John Hall at 613-531-1506 if you have any questions.

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A canteen will be available for students to purchase: hot dogs, drinks and snacks

 

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For further information contact: 

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Krista Nitschke 
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Centennial P.S. 356-5517

 

Coach’s Field Notes:

 In order to ensure the meet is a success there are a number of things you and your 
athletes need to know:

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Make sure to register your runners on line by the deadline.

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Please note that runners cannot be register at the meet.

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Upon arrival, be sure to pick up your name tags and participation ribbons at the finish
line.
Do not pin the tag, peel it off and stick it to the shirt.

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Each coach’s should download course maps from this site.

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Coaches should walk  their team around the course before the 10:30 a.m. start time;

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Athletes must be wearing a pinned name tag (label) with his/her name

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Order of races: Atom Girls, Atom Boys, Bantam Girls, Bantam Boys, Midget 
Girls, Midget Boys;

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Each coach is responsible for collecting finishing cards, completing the team 
scoring sheet (top 4 count, with the 4th runner’s position to break ties), and 
returning it to the scorer’s table located at the end of the finisher’s chute 
immediately following each race; there will be no calculation of overall meet 
school rankings;

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Individual results boards will be posted near the canteen as soon as possible
following each race and team results will be announced at the end of the Meet;

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Individual medals to the top 10, in each age category, will be awarded
immediately following each race as athletes exit the finish chute 

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medals will be awarded to the top 3 people of each team in all categories will 
be awarded at the end of the Meet; 

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Please ensure that your athletes are well supervised and stay clear of each race 
and the finish chute area;

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Garbage bags are available at the finish line. Please encourage your athletes to file their garbage in the right place;

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Washrooms are available near the start line; 

Best wishes to you and your athletes,

            Krista Nitschke
           
Centennial PS - 546-5517

  

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Last modified: April 05, 2016