Texas Distance Festival

March 16, 2019

 

We would like to invite you and your runners to attend the Texas Distance Festival which will be hosted on Saturday March 16, 2019. This race will include the 800, 1600, 3200 and an Elite 5K division.

DATE: Saturday, March 16, 2019

SCHEDULE: Start Time 2:15pm.

800 – Girls, Boys
1600 – Girls, Boys
3200 – Girls, Boys
800, 1600, 3200 Elite Section – Girls, Boys
5K – Girls, Boys

**A detailed Schedule will be released on Thursday March 14th**

LOCATION: Dawson Middle School (400 South Kimball Ave. Southlake TX 76092)

ENTRIES:

5K: The Elite 5K will have limited spots and will be determined by their 5K cross country PR which must be submitted upon entry. If they do not make the Elite 5K standard they will be placed in the emerging elite 5k race. If the emerging elite divisions fill up then the runner will be placed in the 3200.

800, 1600 & 3200: You must specify what race and division you are running in along with your PR so that we can seed you properly. Please provide the meet you PR’d in so we can verify times if necessary. There are no limits to number of runners per team per event, however, only 1 event per runner allowed.

Registration: athletic.net (MUST ENTER SEED TIME) or your runner(s) will be placed in the slowest section. PLEASE ENTER THE CORRECT SEED TIME... 1 Event limit for all runners. Also, please note that entries will be registered as JV because our meet is based & seeded by time not by division.

Registration Closes: Tuesday March 12th at 10:00pm

COST: $10 per runner- Max fee of $200 PER GENDER or $400 for both.

This is a UIL event so it will count as one of your meets and you must wear a school issued uniform to compete. NO UNATTACHED OR CLUB RUNNERS ALLOWED PER UIL RULE


Elite Boys 5000

The Texas Distance Festival Elite Boys 5000 is the premier 5K track race in the country. In 2017, 10 boys broke the 15 minute mark with the winner being Cooper Teare (NC) posting a blazing fast 14:13.26. Since it's inception in 2013, there 112 sub-16 minute performances with 29 of those athletes breaking the 15 minute barrier.

Elite Girls 5000

On the Girls side, this event has grown tremendously in terms of participation and number of fast times posted by the Elite Girls. There have been 34 sub-18 minute performances since the start of the event. 2017 saw 33 competitors in this race alone, with Freshman London Culbreath winning in a 17:13.89, who then went on to defend her title in 16:44.83 in 2018!

Girls 5K History:
Sub 17:00- 2
Sub 17:30- 14
Sub 18:00- 34
Sub 18:30- 54

Boys 5K History:
Sub 14:30- 7
Sub 15:00- 29
Sub 15:30- 63
Sub 16:00- 112

Top 15 – Girls 5K Times:

16:44.83 – Culbreath, London (McKinney North) 2018
16:51.39 – McGrath, Libby(San Antonio Home School) 2018 17:08.42 – Kriegshauser, Courtney (Carroll) 2013
17:10.80 – Hillyard, Ashlyn – (Plano) 2018
17:17.29 – Prickett, Jessica (Burleson) 2013
17:17.90 – Endsley, Ashton (Abilene) 2016
17:24.94 – Reed, Madeline (Marcus) 2015
17:26.26 – Peeples, Ava (Lake Highlands) 2018
17:26.70 – Vondra, Maddie (Arlington Heights) 2016
17:27.44 – Edwards, Lauren (Grapevine) 2017
17:32.20 – Tracht, Catherine (Carroll) 2016
17:33.00 – Mortimer, Gillian (Carroll) 2016
17:33.74 – Gilmore, Brooke (Belton) 2017
17:34.80 – Alison Esparza (Carroll) 2016
17:39.42 – Santoro, Abby (Keller) 2017

Top 15 – Boys 5K Times:

14:13.26 – Teare, Cooper (Notre Dame, CA) -2017
14:17.89 – Lane, Connor (Cardinal Gibbons, NC) - 2017
14:18.26 – Affolder, Noah (Carlisle, PA) - 2017
14:25.03 – Hirsch, Seth (Millard West, NE) - 2017
14:25.60 – Maier, Alex (Flower Mound) - 2017
14:29.27 – Viegra, Daniel (Pflugerville Hendrickson) -2017
14:29.44 – Bernal, Daniel (El Paso Eastwood) - 2017
14:35.78 – Grijalva, Luis (Armijo, CA) – 2017
14:36.60 – Cheeseman, Carter (Ft. Worth Christian) 2018
14:36.78 – Kilrea, Danny (Lyons Township, IL) 2018
14:37.51 – Brown, Reed (Carroll) – 2017
14:38.05 – Mendez, Clayton (Whitney Young, IL) 2018
14:38.82 – Casarez, Eric (Keller Central) 2018
14:41.80 – Blunt, Carter (Frisco Independence) - 2016
14:42.32 – Morris, Graydon (Aledo) 2018

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