The 6th annual Nike Heartland Preview will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13th 2014 at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls SD. Our meet will be sponsored by Nike and will be held during your regular cross-country season next fall.
The South Dakota State Meet will be back in Sioux Falls in 2015, on this course, so this meet would be great for you to get on your schedule for future dates.
Reasons your team should attend the 2014 Nike Heartland Preview:
-Great early season cross country course
-Great regional meet with a fun, light, atmosphere
-Outstanding early season meet! Bring your entire team!
-Come and run the course before the Nike Cross Nationals Heartland Regional which will be held right here in Sioux Falls on Sunday November 11th in 2014. This will be the 8th year that Sioux Falls and South Dakota has hosted the Nike Heartland Cross Country Regional.
Meet Date & Location:
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Yankton Trails Park
Sioux Falls, SD
10:00am JV Boys-4,000Meters (unlimited entries)
10:30am JV Girls-4,000 Meters (unlimited entries)
11:00 am Varsity Girls-4,000 Meters (unlimited entries)
11:30am Varsity Boys-5,000 Meters (unlimited entries)
12:00pm Varsity Girls-5,000 Meters (unlimited entries)
Course Site: Yankton Trail Park, Sioux Falls, SD—Directions at www.runnerspace.com/NikeHeartland
Course Description: 1K and 2K loops, grass surface, flat—high school races will go over whoop-de-doos and haybales. View Course Maps.
Entries: We will not be using a registration site this year. Please email your roster to: firstname.lastname@example.org . Please have your roster to me by NOON on Tuesday, Sept. 9th. I would also like to know if you plan on running your varsity girls in the 4k or 5k race. It really makes no difference; we would just like to know in case coaches ask.
Entry Fee: $80.00 per gender: if running men and women, total due is $150.00. Entry fee is 25.00 for individuals and unattached athletes. Please make checks payable to: Heartland Training.
Sanctioning: Our meet will be sanctioned for all attending high school team with both the NHSAA and the SDHSAA.
Meet Host: Nike Heartland
Squad Size: Unlimited
Timing: We WILL be using chip timing the meet this year. Chips will be in your packet with chip and bib assignments. Please make scratches when you pick up your packets. All chips will be collect in the finish corral following each race.
Team Scoring: Your top 5 finishers will be scored with the next 2 as pushers in all races.
Results: Results will be available ASAP at the finish line and at www.runnerspace.com/NikeHeartland.
T-Shirts: Coaches, please tell your athletes that we will be selling meet t-shirts for $15.00 each
Awards: Top 10 finishers in the varsity and top 5 finishers in the JV will receive awards.
Course Marking: Nike pennant will mark parts of the course. The entire course will be marked with a dashed white line.