THE BORDER DASH HAS BEEN CHANGED TO AN INVITATION ONLY MEET DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS. TEAMS WILL BE CONTACTED IF THEY ARE INVITED. THERE WILL BE NO DIVISIONS OTHER THAN VARSITY GIRLS AND VARSITY BOYS. ATHLETE LIMITS WILL BE PLACED ON TEAMS. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT COACH FALTING.
Run Wild presents the Louisiana Border Dash
hosted by Parkway High School
Date: September 12, 2020 (High School)
South Bossier Course Recreational Complex
South Bossier Park Drive
Bossier City, LA 71112
Description: This year Parkway High School will be hosting the 6th Annual Border Dash Cross Country Invitational, inviting any and all teams from Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and Mississippi to compete. In order to prepare for social distancing and deal with the September heat, the middle school division will take place on Thursday, September 10. High School teams and runners must be a member of their state athletic association.
Course: 3-mile grass course, mostly flat, extremely fast, no repeat loops, 1.5 mile course for middle school
The course will begin and end next to the team areas and restrooms.
The new JV course will be a 2 mile loop that is visible for spectators throughout the race.
Chip Timing and Live Results: High school (varsity and JV) and middle school meets will be chip timed with live results posted.
Awards: Awards will be given to the top 10 finishers in each race as well as the top finisher from each state.
T-shirts and Concessions will also be available for purchase
High school and middle school coaches please register your teams and rosters at the meet link on la.milesplit.com by Tuesday, September 8. If you have any trouble, you can email your roster to firstname.lastname@example.org. Emailed rosters must include school name, athletes name, and gender.
Please contact Coach Falting to confirm your interest or for more information. We would like to have a rough head count of teams participating by August 31.
Divisions and Race Times:
Thursday, September 10
4:00pm Middle School Girls
4:30pm Middle School Boys
Saturday, September 12
8:00am Elementary School 1 mile
9:00am Varsity Girls 3 mile
9:40am Varsity Boys 3 mile
10:20am JV Girls 2 mile
10:40am JV Boys 2 mile
Cost: $50 per school (unlimited entries), $5 per person for Elementary run. There will be a $5 spectator fee per car. Please make checks payable to Parkway Cross Country.
The course will be open for inspection Friday afternoon and evening for high school teams staying overnight. We are also working with hotels in the area for team discounts. Please email Coach Falting for assistance with hotels and dining.