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Meet Information 2023

Thursday, August 25, 2023
CDH Invitational at Lake Elmo Park REserve, Lake Elmo, MN

Meet at the Nordic Center within the park.
Race Times:
Girls A: 8:30 AM (10 girls per team)
Boys A: 9:00 AM (10 boys per team)
Girls B: 9:30 AM (Unlimited)
Boys B: 10:00 AM (Unlimited)
Girls C: 10:30 AM ("Younger" (age or training age) Athletes)
Boys C: 11:00 AM ("Younger" (age or training age) Athletes)
Distance: 5K (A and B races) 3200m (C race)
Course: The races will start in the field near the Nordic Center and head south. The course is hilly and wooded. The last half is mostly flat or down hill as it ends near the Nordic Center shelter.

thursday, August 31, 2023
Quadrangular with hastings, East Ridge, and Park at Cottage grove Middle School

Bus: 3:00 PM
Race Times:
Girls: 4:30 PM
Boys: 5:00 PM
Distance: 5K
Course: This is a two loop course with one hill at the end of the first loop. The majority of the race is run around athletic fields and along park land. This is a fairly flat course with an uphill finish.

Thursday, September 7, 2023

Dewey Minnaert Invitational at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park, Hastings

Bus: 2:30 PM
Race Times:
JV Girls: 4:00 PM (Unlimited)
Varsity Girls: 4:35 PM (up to 10)
Varsity Boys: 5:10 PM (up to 10)
JV Boys: 5:45 PM (Unlimited)
Distance: 5K Map
Course: One loop course which narrows pretty quickly to cross a park road. There are nice flat stretches in this course as well as some challenging hills in the middle. The finish is mostly down hill and flat as you approach the play ground muster your strength and pass as many other racers as you can. There is not much left of the course at this point.
Note: There is a $7 park fee unless you have a year pass. There are opportunities to see the race at the start, middle and end with little effort.

saturday, September 16, 2023
Metro Invitational, Flying clous fields

Bus: 3:00 PM
Race Times:
JV Girls: 6:00 PM
JV Boys: 6:30 PM
Varsity Girls: 7:00 PM
Varsity Boys: 7:30 PM
Distance: 5K (Varsity and JV)
Competition: Eden Prairie and others
Course: New course for 2023 - Twilight Meet

Saturday, September 23, 2023
Mustang Invitational at Anoka High School, Anoka, MN


Bus: 8:00 AM
Race Times:
Gold Boys: 11:00 AM
Gold Girls: 11:30 AM
Green Boys: 12:00 AM
Green Girls: 12:30 AM
Distance: 5K (Varsity and JV) Map 
Competition: Class AA and AAA teams from around Minnesota.
Course: This is a two loop course that starts out up a gradual hill you will repeat as you loop past the start and finish lines. This is the only hill on the course. There is one gradual uphill when you come back on the other side of the loop, but it is a fast and fun course. 

Saturday, October 7, 2023
Simley Invitational at Simley High School

Bus: 8:30 AM
Race Times:
10:00 AM Start time
Distance: 5K (Varsity and JV)
Competition: Simley High School and other local high school teams
Course: We start out in a field that narrows to a trail within the first 400m. You do a short loop around a pond, then past the starting line into the big loop. This big loop you will do twice. On this loop is a steep incline. Approach with confidence and maintain your momentum up it by tightening your stride and shortening your arm swing. Then traverse the top of the hill and let your stride out again as you descend, first past the finish line, then into the finish line on the last loop.


Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Suburban East Conference Championships at Tanners Brook Golf Course

Bus: 1:40 PM
Race Times:
Varsity Boys: 3:30 PM
Varsity Girls: 4:00 PM
JV Boys: 4:30 PM
JV Girls: 5:00 PM
Distance: 5K (Varsity and JV) Map
Competition: Cretin-Derham Hall, East Ridge, Forest Lake, Irondale, Mounds View, Park Cottage Grove, Roseville, Stillwater, White Bear Lake, Woodbury
Course: There will be one area where the start and the course cross  at 500m to go in the race. If there are runners on the course during the start of the next race the starting runners will have priority at the intersection.
There are  no notable hills on this course as it is mostly flat. There are a couple of instances where runners will be running across a hill. This is a single loop course. There is a single white line running the length of the course with cones and flags placed though out. Red flags mean left turn. Yellow flags mean right turn. Blue flags mean continue ahead.
Awards: Top teams receive a trophy/plaque, top 20 runners are All-Conference, runners 21 - 30 are Honorable Mention, and JV 1 -10 will be awarded ribbons.

Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Section 4AAA Championships at Highland Golf Course Executive 9 hole

Bus:  AM
Race Times:
Varsity Boys: AM
Varsity Girls: AM
Distance: 5K (Varsity and JV) Map
Competition: Cretin-Derham Hall, Roseville, Stillwater, White Bear Lake, Woodbury,  North, Tartan, Mahtomedi, Hill Murray
Course: This is a two loop course across a hilly golf course. The start is uphill and the finish is downhill. 
Awards: Top teams two teams advance to the State Meet. Top 8 individuals, not on either of the two advancing teams advance to the State Meet.

Saturday, November 4, 2023
State Meet at TBA

Location | Directions

Bus: n/a - leave from CDH by 8:50 AM
Race Times:
AAA Girls: TBA
Awards to follow the last race. Top 20 finishers are All-State.
Distance: 5K map
Course: .
General Information from the High School League(boys' and girls' info is the same): TBA