Senior All Star Cross Country Meet

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Senior All Star Nominations

Nominations for the 2016 Senior All-Star Spotlight race are open!

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Nominations are closed. See you at the race on Nov 5th!

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The Iowa Association of Track Coaches is pleased to announce the 2016 Senior All-Star Cross Country Race. We look forward to celebrating the achievements of our Iowa Seniors. This race is designed to bring the best Seniors from the state of Iowa together to compete and fellowship. Please take some time to consider taking part. It is a simple three step process:

  1. Coaches, nominate athletes who have met the criteria (See next section)
  2. The Regional Directors will consider nominations and select athletes. Our regional directors are:
    • East – Douglas Cutler, Pella High School
    • West – Nicole Dorhout, Hartly-Melvin-Sanborn
  3. The Athlete will then need to accept the nomination in order to register for the race.

Oh yeah…then they will need to come to the race on November 5th for a great event!

Don’t meet the criteria or just want to take part in the festivities? Consider our Open 5K we are accepting sign ups now!

Essential Information

Meet Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016
Meet Location: Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny

Time Event
9:30 a.m. All-Stars and Open Race Check-in
10:30 a.m. – All-Star Introductions
– Open 5K (following intros)
– Senior Girl All-Stars 5K (following Open Race)
– Senior Boy All-Stars 5K (following Girls Race)
– Awards for All-Stars & Open Race (follows Boys Race)

Acceptance Criteria

  1. Must Be a Senior
  2. Established time (A meet Result Confirmation is required):
    • Men: 17:30 and Below as a SENIOR
    • Women: 21:30 and Below as a SENIOR
  3. Must Have Completed the Cross Country in good team standing and be in good standing with his/her High School prior to All-Star Meet Saturday.

Confirmation of the Time Requirement
All meet results should be (have been) sent to the IATC for posting. Any meet results not posted on the IATC Website will require the All-Star Nominating Individual to notify the selection committee as where a confirmation can be seen. Include: Location of the Meet Results are posted, Meet Name and Date.

Dates and General Meet Information

Meet Director

We welcome John Brostad as our new meet director. John has coached 141 seasons with 71 of those as a head coach; 31 CC, 33 track, and 7 as girls’ tennis with 35 at some level of boys’ or girls’ basketball from MS to assistant varsity, 34 years of softball as assistant varsity or freshman coach and one year of MS track. John and his wife have 3 sons which include a set of twins who were 4 sport athletes.

Dates and Deadlines

Nominations open Friday, October 14, 2016.

All On-line nominations will close Monday, October 31, 2016.

Athletes will be notified and invited to compete in the Senior Meet.  Once notified senior athletes will have until Wednesday, November 2, 2016 to accept our invitation by completing the on-line “Senior All-Star Information and Acceptance Form “.

NOTE: Those Athletes sending acceptance after the November 2nd deadline will not compete in the Senior Races, but are welcome to compete in the “Open Race”.

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Regions

The state is divided into two regions separated by I-35. To even out the regions we also use Hwy 65/5 by pass on the east of Des Moines included in the cut off. Des Moines Schools and West Des Moines schools are included in the west region. See the map below.

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All-Star Runner Information

  • All Runners must be Checked in at the Course between 9:30 & 10:30 am.
  • At check-in each runner will receive a meet T-Shirt, Uniform and Race Number
  • Uniforms Will Be Checked in following the competition or may be purchased for $18
  • All-Star Runners will meet with their All-Star Coaches for instructions and information concerning uniform Dressing areas at check-in
  • Course Map is available for download

Driving Directions

Driving Direction From the North

Travel I-35 south to Ankeny.  Exit at (Exit 90 on right) to SE Oralabor Road/Country Road F38/Ia-160W.  Continue west (approximately 1.3 miles) through the Hwy 69 intersection.  Continue west to the South Entrance to the DMACC Campus.  Exit onto DMACC BLVD.  Keep left as you enter the campus. Athlete and spectator Parking will be directly
ahead.   The competition course will be just West of the parking lot.


Driving Direction From the South

Travel I-35 north to Ankeny.  Exit at (Exit 90 on right) to SE Oralabor Road/Country Road F38/Ia-160W.  Continue west (approximately 1.3 miles) through the Hwy 69 intersection.  Continue west to the South Entrance to the DMACC Campus.  Exit onto DMACC BLVD.  Keep left as you enter the campus.  Athlete and spectator Parking will be directly
ahead.   The competition course will be just West of the parking lot.