Second Annual Gans Creek Classic
Saturday, September 26, 2020 | Gans Creek Cross Country Course, Columbia, MO
Erika Coman, Columbia Parks and Recreation
Neal Blackburn, Rock Bridge High School
Loop course - All distances made up from the 2K loop and 3K loop
Entire course irrigated and graded for drainage
Minimum course width is 10 meters throughout
Starting line accommodates up to 42 teams and 550 meters to first sweeping turn
2K loop includes lightly rolling hills; sweeping, graded turns
3K loop has common first 1200m with 2K loop
Last 1800m of 3K loop with sweeping, graded turns with slight uphill 300m finish
Finish straight away of 300m is slightly uphill with elevated viewing berm
Permanent start/finish line adjacent to medical support and athlete recovery tent
Fully graded and irrigated
Electronic K markers
Dedicated tent city with easy access to start/finish
Course will not be available on Friday, September 25. Race packets can be picked up on Saturday,
September 26 starting at 6am.
Varsity - 5,000 Meters
Intent to Compete
Each team must follow the link and complete the intent to compete form. Forms will be accepted between Tuesday, February 25 and Friday, May 1.
$35 per runner, 4 or less runners
and close at midnight on Thursday, September 17th. Up to 10 athletes are allowed to compete in the
Varsity divisions but you are allowed to have 12 runners on your roster.
You can view and edit roster as needed.
official entry process. You will proceed through the provided checklist where you will be asked to
choose your team and athletes. If an athlete is entered on your roster by midnight on Thursday,
September 17th, then he or she can race; max 12 runner roster, per gender.
competing that day. Confirmation takes place during the clerking process.
Payment is due by Friday, September 18.
Visa, Mastercard Payment Contact Lida Gochenour at 573-874-7719
Make checks payable to Columbia Parks and Recreation
P.O. Box 6105 Columbia, MO 65205
Schedule of Events
List of Girls Teams
either based on your preference, school size, or competitiveness. School interest will help determine final
race declarations. Most requests will be honored, however final division lists will be set by the Gans Creek
Classic organizing committee.
Inclement Weather Policy
deem conditions to be unsafe to compete or complete a given event. In general, we will follow the MSHSAA
weather policy. In the case of lightning, we will delay the start of any event until 30 minutes after the last
sighting of lightning. In the case of extreme heat, the event and the remaining races will be canceled if the
heat index reaches 105 degrees. Race committee will begin to alter race distances if the heat index
reaches 95 degrees or we deem conditions to be unsafe to complete the advertised distance.
PrimeTime Timing will be used to time the races. Live results will be made available online and be posted
following each race; www.pttiming.com.
Varsity and Junior Varsity (Champion and Runner-Up) team awards along with top 25 in each division.
Trainers will be on duty at 7:00am in the tent (behind the finish line).
during this meet.
For questions, please contact Erika Coman at Erika.Coman@como.gov.
Gans Creek Classic Video Feed from Prime Time Timing
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