Sat November 12, 2022 Shepherd, MI 48883 US Directions
Register today! The first 900 registered runners will receive a custom pom beanie!

Miss out on your chance to order event gear on Saturday? ADDIX has reopened their online store and will ship to your house! Must complete order by Friday!

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Boys Elite Team Race

Girls Elite Team

Boys Elite Open

Elite Open Girls

All Comers Boys

All Comers Girls

Description

We are back! MITCA is excited to host its 3rd Annual Michigan Meet of Champions and Mid East Qualifier.

Top Senior performers will be invited to represent Team Michigan at the Mid-East Meet of Champions in Kettering, Ohio on Saturday, November 19th. The top 12 highest placing seniors in the Elite Team OR Elite Open race will be invited. Next placing top performers will be invited to fill the 12 spots. Team Michigan will travel via charter bus on Friday, November 18th with the Team Michigan coaching staff, be provided lodging, food and a custom uniform!

ONCE REGISTERED...You will have the ability to log in at any time after and update your seed time as your season progresses. 2022 Cross Country performances are the ONLY allowed mark to use and must be verified. Meet Management may also update your mark along the way.

ELITE ‘TEAM’ RACE - LIVE DRAFT!

To be considered for the ELITE ‘TEAM’ Race, an athlete must either have a qualifying 5K cross country time or comparable body of work to suggest they would be competitive.

The ANTICIPATED Boys/Girls qualifying standard is 16:15.0/19:30.0. (updated 11/6/2022) Runners must be currently in 9th - 12th grade. No Exceptions.

AFTER the field is set, there will be a LIVE draft on a social media platform. There will be 11 teams with 10 runners on each team. Registrants will be drafted by one of our sponsors who will provide racing tops!

***Achieving the standard does not guarantee entry into the field***

ELITE ‘OPEN’ RACE

To be considered for the ELITE ‘OPEN’ Race, an athlete must either have a qualifying 5K cross country time or comparable body of work to suggest they would be competitive.

The ANTICPATED Boys/Girls qualifying standard is 17:16.0/20:15.0. (updated 11/6/22)  Runners 6th-12th grade may compete in this section.

***Achieving the standard does not guarantee entry into the field***

‘OPEN’ RACE

All runners are eligible to compete in the ‘OPEN’ Race. ALL Grades are welcome. Adults are welcome to compete as well.

Event Schedule

Here is our schedule for Saturday, November 12th! - UPDATED on 10/17/22 (minor adjustments to starting times)

This schedule is subject to change based on various factors including: weather and the amount of entries in each race. Races may be combined or made into a 'wave' start. If changes are made the adjustments will be posted here and emailed to all registrants!

11:00AM Course Opens
11:30AM Bib / Gift Pick Up
 1:00PM Elite Team Boys Race - Bibs, jerseys and registration beanie will be at your team tent
 1:35PM Elite Open Boys Race - Pick up bib/registration gift at Pole Barn
(if selected of a winning sponsor swag, go to 'information' tent and collect!)

 

 2:05PM Elite Team Girls Race - Bibs, jerseys and registration beanie will be at your team tent
 2:40PM Elite Open Girls Race - Pick up bib/registration gift at Pole Barn
(if selected of a winning sponsor swag, go to 'information' tent and collect!)
 
3:10PM Boys All-Comers Open Race -Pick up bib/registration gift at Pole Barn
(if selected of a winning sponsor swag, go to 'information' tent and collect!)

 

3:40PM Girls All-Comers Open Race - Pick up bib/registration gift at Pole Barn
(if selected of a winning sponsor swag, go to 'information' tent and collect!)
 
Place
321 S. Fourth Street
Shepherd, MI US 48883
Race Information

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Race Entries

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1A0lhDUfIphYKQbEO0DpWLFbr9qT9qlaYxmYDXR340p4/edit?usp=drivesdk

ALL ATHLETES WILL BE ASSIGNED A RACE AFTER THE INITIAL DEADLINE CLOSES. IT IS UP TO MEET MANAGEMENT TO ASSIGN THE RACES. ALL REGISTERED RUNNERS WILL RACE!!!

THIS IS NOT UPDATED FREQUENTLY. WE WILL FINISH FINAL UPDATE AFTER LAST REGISTRATION CLOSES. ALL CUTOFF MARKS ARE ACCURATE AND WILL NOT BE MOVED AS OF 11/9/2022

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://mitca.org.

Race Contact Info

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Sponsors
Course Map
Parking Information

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PDF
ELITE TEAM LISTS

HERE ARE THE DRAFTED ELITE TEAMS!!

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