By MIKE PERRIN -Special for AHSAA
MONTGOMERY – Champions will be crowned in six divisions on Saturday as more than 2,000 runners converge on the Oakville Indian Mounds Park & Museum for the Alabama High School Athletic Association 64th State Cross Country Championships.
The championship 5K runs will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the Class 1A/2A girls’ race. Races are set to start about every 20 minutes with awards presentations at 10:15 a.m., 10:45, 11:15 and 12:30 p.m. The final race of the day is scheduled for 12:10 p.m. when the Class 5A boys leave the starting line. State champs and runners-up will receive trophies and the top 15 finishers in each race will receive individual medals.
Tickets for the championships are $10 per person (cash only) and parking is $5 per vehicle. No pets or bicycles are allowed in the park on race day. The Oakville Indian Mounds Park & Education Center is located at 1219 County Road 187 in Danville.
AHSAA State Cross Country Championships
Race Schedule, Saturday, Nov 9
Class 1A/2A Girls: 8:30 a.m.
Class 7A Boys: 8:50 a.m.
Class 4A Girls: 9:10 a.m.
Class 1A/2A Boys: 9:30 a.m.
Class 7A Girls: 9:50 a.m.
Class 4A Boys: 10:10 a.m.
Class 1A/2A Awards Ceremony: 10:15 a.m.
Class 6A Girls: 10:30 a.m.
Class 7A Awards Ceremony: 10:45 a.m.
Class 3A Boys: 10:50 a.m.
Class 5A Girls: 11:10 a.m.
Class 4A Awards Ceremony: 11:15 a.m.
Class 6A Boys: 11:30 a.m.
Class 3A Girls: 11:50 a.m.
Class 5A Boys: 12:10 p.m.
Class 6A, 3A, 5A Awards Ceremonies: 12:30 p.m.
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