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The Veterans' Silkies 5K Trail Challenge & Pacific Northwest Cross Country Championships

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Name: The Veterans' Silkies 5K Trail Challenge & Pacific Northwest Cross Country Championships
Date: September 21, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT
Youth Races - Elementary & Middle School Ages
Event Description:

The Veterans' Silkies 5K Trail Challenge and Pacific Northwest Cross Country Championships is a championship event that invites cross country athletes to compete from all divisions, ages, and affiliations. This event will conduct 5 races offering an opportunity for all runners to compete in a championship race recognizing 1st and 2nd team honors for the very experienced competitors to the novice contestants.

 

SITE:                   

Corban University, 5000 Deer Park Drive SE, Salem, OR 97310

 

DATE:                 

Saturday, September 21, 2019

 

RACES:              

  1. Elementary/Club PNW XC 3000 (Elemenatry): Girls – 5th grade and under, Boys – 5th grade and under) 2 races
  2. Middle School/Club PNW XC 3000 (Middle School): Girls - 6th to 8th grades, Boys - 6th to 8th grades) 2 races
  3. High School PNW XC 5000 (Varsity & JV): Girls – 9th to 12th grades, Boys – 9th to 12th grades) 4 races
  4. SOVAH Silkies 5K Trail Challenge (Open, Collegiate, Club, & Unattached): Ages 13 & over, 1 race

 

AWARDS:          

1st Team All-PNW: 1st - 8th place

2nd Team All-PNW: 9th - 15th place

 

The top youth team in each race will earn awards (no team awards for the Silkies 5K). 

 

REGISTRATION:

The online entry deadlines are Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 11:59 pm. 

All team entries must have a consistent team name in order to be placed on the same squad. Individuals who do not reflect a recognizable team name will be considered as UNATTACHED and will not be scored as a member of their team of choice. EXAMPLE: User input for Cummings Elementary School would be CUMMINGS. Whiteaker middle school would be WHITEAKER. Bowerman Track Club would be BOWERMAN TC. 

 

ENTRY FEE:

$10 per athlete

 

DIRECTIONS TO CORBAN UNIVERSITY FROM INTERSTATE 5:

From Interstate 5 - Take Exit 252 (Kuebler Boulevard). Turn east and follow signs. Continue on Kuebler Blvd 3/4 mile and turn right on Turner Road. Proceed 1/2 mile southeast and turn left onto Deer Park Drive (directional sign says Corban University). Continue one mile northeast to university main entrance on right.

Local Traffic From Salem - From Commercial St: Take Kuebler Blvd. east to Turner Road and follow signs.
From East Salem: Take Lancaster Drive south (name changes to Aumsville Hwy). Continue southeast on Aumsville Hwy. to Deer Park Drive SE, turn right and follow signs to campus entrances.

 

PARKING: There will be a $5 parking fee for all POVs. Team buses and vans are exempt.

Parking spaces available for use are found at lots P3, R, S, and U for all POVs. 

BUS & VAN DROP-OFF:

All buses and vans will pull into Warrior Drive and receive guidance from the parking attendant to drop off athletes, coaches, and tents. 

 

SCHEDULE:

7:50 am to 8:00 am          National Anthem & safety brief

8:00 am to 9 am               The SOVAH Silkies 5K Trail Challenge

9 am to 9:30 am               Elementary Girls (5th grade and under)

9:30 am to 10 am             Elementary Boys (5th grade and under)

10 am to 10:30 am           Middle School Girls (6th - 8th grade)

10:30 am to 11 am           Middle School Boys (6th - 8th grade)

11 am to 11:30 am           High School Girls race (Varsity)

11:30 am to 12 pm           High School Boys race (Varsity)

12 am to 12:30 pm           High School Girls race (Junior Varsity)

12:30 pm to 1 pm             High School Boys race (Junior Varsity)

 

PACKET PICK-UP (Friday, September 20, 2019)

Chemeketa Community College: 4000 Lancaster Drive NE, Salem, OR 97305, Athletic Department, Bldg. 7

Same Day Pick-Up (Saturday, September 21) - Corban University, Race Site - Event information table from 7 am to 11 pm.

 

COURSE MAP:

3K Course

 

5K Course

 

LODGING RATES:

Grand Hotel - $179/King & $199/Double Queens. 201 Liberty Street SE, Salem, OR 97301. (503) 540-7800

https://www.grandhotelsalem.com/

Phoenix Inn - $109/Double Queens. 4370 Commercial Street SE, Salem, OR 97302. (503) 588-9220

https://www.phoenixinn.com/salem

Days Inn - $85/Single & $95/Double. 1600 Motor Court NE, Salem, OR 97301. (503) 967-8153

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/days-inn/salem-oregon/days-inn-black-bear/overview?CID=LC:DI::GGL:RIO:National:45197&iata=00093796

Hampton Inn & Suites - $129/Queen. 510 Hawthorne Avenue SE, Salem, OR 97301. (503) 362-1300

https://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/oregon/hampton-inn-and-suites-salem-SLEORHX/index.html?SEO_id=GMB-HP-SLEORHX

La Quinta - $125/Single or Double. 890 Hawthorne Avenue SE, Salem, OR 97301. (503) 391-7000.

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/hojo/salem-oregon/howard-johnson-inn-salem/overview?CID=LC:HJ::GGL:RIO:National:15400&iata=00093796

Howard Johnson - $94.95/King or Queen. 2250 Mission Street SE, Salem, OR 97302. (503) 967-8461

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/hojo/salem-oregon/howard-johnson-inn-salem/overview?CID=LC:HJ::GGL:RIO:National:15400&iata=00093796

Holiday Inn - $119/without breakfast, $139/with breakfast. 3301 market Street NE, Salem, OR97301

https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/salem/slems/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-hi-_-US-_-SLEMS

Event Media:
Location:
Corban University
5000 Deer Park Drive SE 
Salem, OR 97317
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, September 21, 2019 
8 am to 1 pm.
Contact Information:
Jon Terrazas, Chemeketa Community College, Veterans' Coordinator (503) 589-7702 jon.terrazas@chemeketa.edu
Fees/Admission:
Registration will be $10 per athlete.
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