Horlick Rebel Invitational – Racine, WI

Dates: Friday, September 2 – Saturday, September 3

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Advanced Ticket Purchase Information for Spectators:

Spectators can buy their passes online which will decrease the waiting times at the gate.  Saturday will be very busy at the course and for Parkside in general.

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

5K Wayne E Dannehl National CC Course
4K Wayne E Dannehl National CC Course

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!

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Schedule: This is an overnight meet, we depart on Friday immediately after school and return Saturday early evening.

Race Schedule:
9:05am: JV Girls/Freshman Girls 4000m (Medals 1-10)
10:00am: Freshman Boys 4000m (Medals 1-10)
10:35am: Varsity Girls 5000m – 10 entries (Medals 1-25)
11:20am: Varsity Boys 5000m – 8 entries (Medals 1-25)
11:50am: JV Boys 5000m  (Medals 1-10)
12:20pm:  Open 4000m (no fee, no HS, waiver required)

Racine Travel Packing List:
Attire for Race:
– Uniform
– Warm Up
– Spikes
– Trainers
– 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)
– Raingear
– Snack you always eat pre-race (if any)
For the bus trip down:
–  Board the bus ready to run – we run on the way to the hotel
–  After school snack
–   Water bottle – remember to hydrate
Overnight items:
–  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.

Admission Fees: The admission fee per spectator is $3.00 for 17 & Under and $6.00 for Adults (18+). No drones or dogs are allowed at the race site on meet day.

Course Notes: Please remember that it 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.

TEAMS (not final): Antioch (IL), Badger, Elkhorn, Fort Osage (MO), Hononegah (IL), Kenosha Tremper, Lake Mills, Lakes Community HS (IL), Lake Zurich (IL), Libertyville (IL), Marquette, Milwaukee Ronald Reagan, Northside College Prep (IL), Notre Dame Academy, Oconomowoc, Oswego (IL), Racine Case, Racine Horlick, Racine Park, St. Augustine Prep, Union Grove, Warren Township (IL),Waterford, Waukegan (IL), Waukesha West, West Bend West, Wilmot Union, Zion-Benton Township (IL)

SITE PROCEDURES: Teams (participants, alternates, coaches, trainers and managers) must enter the meet sitetogether. When an athlete leaves the facility, they will not be allowed to re-enter the site. Every athlete must bring their own water bottle. DO NOT SHARE WATER BOTTLES. All individuals must bring their own hand sanitizer. TENTS & GROUND TARPS are allowed. No tent sides are permissible.

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.

TIMING: Wisconsin Runner will be timing and scoring for the meet using the Race Result disposable chip system in conjunction with Finish Lynx Ether Lynx Photo Finish and Identi Lynx Video Cameras.  On Wednesday night prior to the meet a meet start list, as well as general meet information and updates, will be posted to the same webpage.

PARKING: 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. Handicap Parking (with Permit) is allowed in the lot immediately north of the course on HWY JR.

UW-PARKSIDE: The UW-Parkside PE Building is off limits to our group.

PETRIFYING SPRINGS PARK: There are ample port-a-lets on the UW-Parkside race site. 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

NO team camps are allowed in Petrifying Springs. Teams must set-up camp in the designated area.

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.

Updated: Sept 1, 2022