10th Annual 2015 Providence Cross Country Invitational -MEET NOW CLOSED TO TEAMS - WE ARE FULL AT THIS POINT

FOR ENTRY INFO SCROLL BELOW THE PARK UPDATES
Saturday, August 29
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RACE INFORMATION
format will be very similar to last year - if we have similar number of teams as last year we will have 2 sets of varsity races and a set of JV races - you will be able to enter one of the two varsity races and put your remaining runners in the JV races (you can run up to ten runners in the varsity races)
tentatively:
8 am - Open Girls (teams from smaller schools and less competitive larger schools)
8:30 am - Open Boys
9 am - Championship Girls (larger schools and competitive smaller schools)
9:30 am- Championship Boys
10 am - JV Girls
10:30 am - JV Boys

Contact Coach Kurt Niedenzu, Providence HS, kurt.niedenzu@cms.k12.nc.us or BillemanNC@aol.com Race times: see above. There will be several new teams again in the meet. Slots will fill fast. Entry Fee is 100$ total for both teams - if only bringing a girls or boys team it is 60$, 10$ for individuals to be made out to "Providence Cross Country Club". Send to Kurt Niedenzu, Providence HS, 1800 Pineville-Matthews Rd. Charlotte NC 28270. Hotels: About 5 miles from course: Courtyard by Marriott, 11425 E. Independence Blvd, 704-846-4466. Holiday Inn Express, 13470 E. Independence Blvd, 704-821-9800. Country Inn & Suites, 2001 Mount Harmony Church Rd, 704-846-8000. EconoLodge Inn & Suites East, 1938 Moore Rd, 704-847-5252. About 3.5 miles from course: Sleep Inn, 9900 Matthews Park Dr, 704-841-1660. Hampton Inn, 9615 E. Independence Point Pkwy, 704-841-1155. Comfort Inn, Windsor Square (E. Independence), 704-845-5911 About 2 miles from course: Best Western, Independence @ Sardis Rd N., 704-845-5911. Please email Coach Niedenzu if you would like to attend. Sanctioning for North and South Carolina,Georgia and Tennessee (other states if needed) -- entries limited to schools that are members of their state's high school athletic association

ENTRIES DUE BY SUNDAY AUGUST 23 at 6pm - no additions after that, can make minor changes

can bring entry fee with you, prefer it to be mailed to address above but if you have not mailed it by Monday of august 24 just go ahead and bring it with you


ENTRY INFO:

ENTRY FORM:

MAP OF MCALPINE


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McAlpine Park sewer construction updates:

START AREA
Mid April:
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May 3rd:
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May 24th:
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Dirt hill on right of starting line is now just about completely gone - now smoothing start area and filling in low spots on infield areas behind start and near finish line
June 10th:
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July 4: grass growing but geese are a problem...
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the silt fence will eventually be removed before start of season and left side mowed, so not only will we have more room at the start to the
right but also to the left
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Start area - hill now completely gone on right of start, seed put down and straw - now hoping for some rain


WEIR REMOVAL - NEW BRIDGES
Mid April:
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May 3rd:
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May 23:
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new weir bridges - weir gone, replaced by bridges for pedestrian and light vehicle traffic (under 10 tons)
June 10th:
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July 4:
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MAIN BRIDGE
Mid April:
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May 3rd:

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May 24th:
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concrete has been poured for the supports/footings of the main bridge - which will be used for vehicle traffic etc
Where main bridge used to be! - the main wooden bridge and deck are gone - a new much larger bridge capable of having larger vehicles cross will be put in - a new deck is also in the future plans
June 10th:
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July 4: main bridge done!
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Other Pictures from June 10th:
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paving has begun on the straightway heading to the Nature Trail - this is a section by Monroe Rd - this is NOT part of the course - the course itself will NO paving!!! This is another part of the trail system heading towards Sardis Rd

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this is the weir 2 bridge they are getting ready to put in
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it looks like they have put it electricity on both sides of the finish line area which will make Larry and the finish line crew very happy (see the white
poles sticking out on both sides of finish line?)
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view from behind the finish line area - note they have dug out a nice wide drainage ditch on the left - grass is starting to grow in the
picture below from July 4
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