Horlick Rebel Invitational – Racine, WI
Dates: Friday, September 3 – Saturday, September 4
Who competes at this meet? It is typically the top 20 runners of each gender from the Two Rivers Meet.
Race Location: Wayne E. Dannehl National Cross Country Course – University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 4400 Petrifying Springs Road, Kenosha, WI 53144
Hotel Location: Doubletree by Hilton Racine Harbourwalk, 223 Gaslight Circle, Racine, WI. Parents are welcome to reserve rooms at the same hotel. There are no parent rooms on our team block so if you call, please do not ask for a room on the team block. Thanks!
Schedule: This is an overnight meet, we depart on Friday after school and return Saturday early evening.
Saturday, Sept 4:
9:05am JV Girls 4000m
10:00am JV Freshman Boys (NDA does not participate in this race)
10:35am Varsity Girls 5000m (10 runners from NDA)
11:20am Varsity Boys 5000m (8 runners from NDA)
11:50am JV Boys 5000m
12:20pm Open 4000m (no fee , no HS, waiver required) **
** Here is your chance parents/siblings/++ to run on this extraordinary course!
Complete Travel Schedule – Itinerary
Friday, Sept 3
3:30 p.m. Bus Departs NDA, Kids in Running Clothes, Prepared to Practice
6:15 p.m. Arrival UW-Parkside, Run the Course
7:00 p.m. Depart UW-Parkside
7:15 p.m. Arrive Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Harbourwalk, Room Check-In, Shower, Etc.
7:45 p.m Dinner in Zephyr Room
8:30 p.m. Team Meeting in Zephyr Room immediately following Dinner. Athletes will be notified of the order of meetings at dinner and will have time to retrieve their spikes from their rooms prior to the meeting.
10:00 p.m. Room Check,
10:30 p.m. Lights Out
Saturday, Sept 4
6-7 a.m. – Breakfast available to NDA Students and coaches. Zephyr Room at the Double Tree by Hilton. Be dressed to run and fully packed and ready to leave when you go to breakfast. Arrive at breakfast no later than 7:15 a.m.
7:40 a.m.. Kids all packed up, bus leaves Double Tree for Wayne H. Dannehl National Cross Country Course – University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 4000 Petrifying Springs Road.
9:05 a.m. JV Girls (4000m)
10:35 a.m. Varsity Girls (5000m) – 10 racers
11:20 a.m. Varsity Boys (5000m) – 8 racers
11:50 a.m. JV Boys (5000m)
Approx 1:00 p.m. Awards
Approx 1:45p.m. Depart Racine
Fast food lunch stop on way home (Athletes to bring own money for dinner)
4:00 -5:00 p.m. Approx arrival in Green Bay
Racine Travel Packing List:
Attire for Race:
– Warm Up
– Socks for race (2 pairs)
– Inhaler (if you use one)
– Full water bottle – bring to race
– Clean dry clothes for after the meet. (Remember dry socks)
– Snack you always eat pre-race (if any)
For the bus trip down:
– Mask – mandatory for bus
– Board the bus ready to run – we run on the way to the hotel
– After school snack
– Water bottle – remember to hydrate
– Change of clothes for Friday night and Saturday after the race, PJs, toiletries, deodorant, phone chargers, etc.
– If you wear contacts or glasses, remember spare pair.
– Extra socks
– Bring some spending money:
– Possible Dinner stop on way home
– Racine T-shirt (optional) Approximately $10-20
School Backpacks: Students can leave their school backpacks in their cars at school or bring along to the meet with them.
Spectator Admission Fee/No Dogs: The admission fee for adults is $6.00 & $3.00 for 17 & under. No drones or dogs are allowed at the race site on meet day.
There is a large “Athletes Only” area behind the finish line area. This area is restricted to competing athletes, coaches and officials. This is where athletes leave their gear bags and water bottles. No group coolers or group supplied beverages or food are allowed. Coolers of ice for athletic training purposes are allowed. All warmups and cooldown running MUST be done on the Parkside course. Athletes should be in the designated team area when they are not warming up, racing or cooling down. There should be limited mingling with spectators.
Race Start Procedures: Athletes should be in the staging area in the “Athletes Only” area 10 minutes prior to the start of their race. At 6 minutes they will be sent to the starting line. Athletes may not bring any extra clothing or items to the starting line.
Course: The 5K course is the original UW-Parkside JR 5000 meter high school course. Restricted areas will be roped off, coned or marked with signage. A course map is attached. Please remember that is prohibited to mark the course in any manner, including paint, streamers, signage, etc. A digital display clock will provide the countdown for each race and one will provide splits at the 1, 2 & 3 mile marks. Once the first race of the day race has started, warm-ups on the course are limited to following the race in progress. Teams may not warm-up randomly on the course during the race in progress.
JV Girls Medals 1-10
Freshman Girls Medals 1-10 (top 10 frosh in JV race)
Varsity Girls Medals 1-25
Varsity Boys Medals 1-25
JV Boys Medals 1-10
Parking/Restroom/Other Information: All busses, team vehicles & spectators should come in on Highway E and then turn left onto HY JR to access the UW- Parkside Physical Education or Communication Arts parking lots located off of Hwy JR east of the course. There is no participant drop off on Highway JR. No parking allowed in any of the Petrifying Springs parking lots – this includes teams, coaches and spectators. The Kenosha County Sheriff Department has ticketed those violating this policy in past years! Handicap Parking (with Permit) is allowed in the lot immediately North of the course on HY JR. The UW-Parkside PE Building is off limits to our group.
Tents/Course Warm Up: UW-Parkside has added additional port-a-lets to the race site for 2021. Please utilize those located at the course rather than the ones at Pets. We also request that all warmups are conducted on the UWP course. All teams are required to have their team camps at the designated area on the UWPXC course. NO team camps are allowed in Petrifying Springs.
T-shirts/Concessions: Shirts will be sold for $10.00. The UWPXC/T&F team will operate a concession stand at the course for the entire meet. T-shirt and concession sales are cash only.
BOYS TEAMS: Badger, Divine Savior, Elkhorn, Hononegah, Lake Mills, Lakes Community, Marquette, Mil. Ronald Reagan, Notre Dame, Oconomowoc, Racine Case, Racine Horlick, Racine Park, St Augustine, Waterford, West Bend West, Wilmot, Zion
GIRLS TEAMS: Badger, Divine Savior, Elkhorn, Hononegah, Lakes Community, Mil. Ronald Reagan, Notre Dame, Racine Case, Racine Horlick, Racine Park, St Augustine, Waterford, West Bend West, Wilmot, Zion, Waukesha West, Libertyville
Updated: Sept 2, 2021