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Meet Information

Friday, August 16, 2019
Alumni Event at St. Catherine University

Meet at the team tent near the University's tennis courts on Fairview Avenue by 6:00 PM.
Race Times:
All Girls: 7:00 PM
All Boys: 5 minutes after the finish of the girls' race
Distance: 2 miles
Course: Two, one mile loops on rolling hills around a pond and wooded trail.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Quadrangular Meet with Hastings, Hill-Murray, and St. Paul Academy at St. Catherine University

Meet at the university's tennis courts off Fairview Avenue by 3:30.
Race Times:
All Girls: 4:00 PM
All Boys: 4:30 PM
Junior High: 5 minutes after the finish of the boys' race
Distance: 4K for High School, 2K for Junior High
Course: Two loops with steady inclines around a pond and through wooded trails.

Friday, August 30, 2019
Irish Invitational at Rosemount High School

Bus: 6:45 AM
Race Times:
8:05 am    RAAA Youth Girls Mile (6th & Under)
8:15 am    RAAA Youth Boys Mile (6th & Under)
8:45 am    boys JV (2 miles) (unlimited entrants)
9:10 am    girls JV (2 miles) (unlimited entrants)
9:35 am    boys Frosh (2 miles) (9th grade and under)
10:00 am  girls C (2 miles) (unlimited entrants)
10:25 am boys C (2 miles) (unlimited entrants)
10:50 am girls Varsity (2 miles) (limit 10 entrants)
11:15 am boys Varsity (2 miles) (limit 10 entrants)
Distance: 2 miles
Course: The course consists of grass, dirt, and some asphalt.  Rosemount's varsity runners wear spikes, but I know of some schools that wear only flats on this course.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

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 pass the start line 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. This course is not very spectator friendly. You can see them in the beginning and the end. There are no opportunities to see them in the middle.

wednesday, September 11, 2019
Rum River Invitational at Anoka High School

Bus: 2:00 PM
Race Times:
JV Girls: 3:30 PM
JV Boys: 4:10 PM
Varsity Girls: 4:40 PM
Varsity Boys: 5:20 PM
Middle School Race: 6:00 PM (3K)
Distance: 5K (Varsity and JV) Map, 3K (C) Map
Competition: Anoka, Anoka Middle, Coon Rapids Middle, Cretin-Derham Hall, Irondale, Jackson Middle, Minnetonka, Moundsview, Northdale Middle, Oak View Middle, Osseo, Park High School, Park Center, Parnassus, Robbinsdale Armstrong, Robbinsdale Cooper, Roosevelt Middle, Spring Lake Park, St. Louis Park, St. Paul Como Park, St. Paul Johnson, STMA, Totino Grace, White Bear Lake Area. 
Course: Gentle hills and easy curves on a two loop course over mixed grassy, and sandy/dirt footing.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
jaguar Challenge Invitational at Hyland Greens Golf Course

Bus: 2:30 PM
Race Times:
Varsity Boys: 4:25 PM
Varsity Girls: 4:50 PM
JV Boys: 5:15 PM
JV Girls: 5:45 PM
Distance: 5K (Varsity and JV) Map
Competition: Academy of Holy Angels, Belle Plaine, Benilde-St. Margaret's, The Blake School, Bloomington Jefferson, Bloomington Kennedy, Breck High School, Burnsville High School, Cretin-Derham Hall, DeLaSalle High School, Eastview High School, Edina High School, Fridley High School, Heritage Christian Academy, Mpls Patrick Henry, Minnehaha Academy, Nova Classical Academy, Oak Grove Middle School, Olson Middle School, Owatana High School, Providence Academy, Richfield High School, St. Louis Park, St. Paul Humboldt, St. Paul Academy and Summit (MS), St. Thomas Academy, Valley View Middle School
Course: There is a single 2,500m loop which will be run twice for the varsity races. There is a hill that you will climb in the first half mile and again just after the second mile. It is not too steep, but it will last for a good sixty to ninety seconds. Work up it steadily maintaining pace. Feel strong as you cross the ridge and enter the second half of the first and third miles.
Parking: Spectator parking will be available in on the east side of the golf course. Enter the gate from 102nd and follow the directions to the old driving range. The north side of 102nd will also be available for the event (usually no parking).

Friday, September 27, 2019
Mustang Invitational at Chippewa Middle School, Shoreview, MN


Bus: 2:10 PM
Race Times:
Gold Boys: 3:55 PM
Gold Girls: 4:25 PM
Green Boys: 4:50 PM
Green Girls: 5:20 PM
Distance:5K (Varsity and JV) Map - updated 9/27/18
Competition: Many teams from around the Minnesota and the Midwest, including Iowa, Wisconsin, and the Dakotas.
Course: This course is a new course this year. It is loopy, but mostly flat. 


Saturday, September 28, 2019
Roy Griak Invitational at the Les Bolstad Golf Course, University of MN

Bus: N/A Meet at the Gopher an hour and a half before race time
Race Times:
Maroon Boys: 4:05 PM
Maroon Girls: 4:55 PM
Distance: 5K (Varsity and JV) Map
Competition: Many teams from around the Minnesota and the Midwest, including Iowa, Wisconsin, and the Dakotas.
Course: This is a single loop course run over a golf course. There are long climbs, rolling hills, and long straight aways. There is one winding section between 3K and 4K. There is generally enough room on the course to pass, even with the large field of racers. If it is wet staying to the outside on turns that are hills may have benefits in traction. The last 300m to the finish is down hill. 

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Thundering Royal Elk Invitational at Fox Hollow GC

Bus: 2:10 PM
Race Times:
JV Boys:  4:15 PM
JV Girls:  4:50 PM
Varsity Boys: 5:20 PM
Varsity Girls: 5:45 PM
Distance: 5K (Varsity and JV) Map


Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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 23, 2019
Section 4AA Championships at the Les Bolstad Golf Course, University of MN

Bus: 1:50 PM
Race Times:
Varsity Boys: 3:15 PM
Varsity Girls: 3:45 PM
JV Boys: 4:15 PM
JV Girls: 4:45 PM
Distance: 5K (Varsity and JV) Map
Competition: Cretin-Derham Hall, Roseville, Stillwater, White Bear Lake, Woodbury, Harding, Washington Magnet, Johnson, Humboldt, Highland Park, St. Paul Central, Como Park, North, Tartan, Mahtomedi, Hill Murray
Course: This course follows the Griak Invitational course for the first and last miles. The second mile cuts out some of the hills and adds some turns.
This is not our most challenging course of the season, but it isn't the easiest either. You will have to push down each hill and through the flats. 
Keep your goals in mind and hit your marks. Go for place, especially on a wet course. Be mentally ready to bring your A game.
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 2, 2019
State Meet at St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

Bus: n/a - leave from CDH by 8:50 AM
Race Times:
AA Girls: 10:00 AM
AA Boys: 11:00 AM
Awards to follow the last race. Top 20 finishers are All-State.
Distance: 5K map
Course: Rolling course through grassy fields and around two ponds.  With just over 800m to go there is a steady climb then a steady decent to the last climb just before the 150m flat finish.
General Information from the High School League(boys' and girls' info is the same):