Sep 04
Final Team Entry Reports Posted for 40th Haddad Windham XC Invitational

The final Team Entry reports for the 40th Haddad Windham XC Invitational slated for Saturday September 8, 2018 at Windham High School in Willimantic CT are available on the Meet Reports page at the meet website for coaches who have completed their Athletic.net event entries by the entry deadline.

1. Varsity Race Assignments are also posted. Please direct all questions about Varsity Race Assignments to Meet Director James Thompson (jtstrider@sbcglobal.net ). Please include your school name and contact phone number in all correspondence.

2. Do not send emails regarding scratches of any athletes.

3. On race day, coaches can run up to 10 VARSITY ATHLETES for the Boys and Girls Varsity Races but only 7 will be eligible for team scoring. All other non-varsity high school athletes can run in the Junior Varsity and Freshmen races (unlimited entries).

Coaches Instructions for Shoe Chip and Bib Number:

  • All runners will be issued a Shoe Chip and a corresponding Bib number.
    In addition to the bib numbers that have been used in the past, each team will be issued timing chips which will be secured to the athletes' left or right foot. The chip can be secured with the twist ties provided or laced into the shoelaces. The chips and ties will be issued in a zippered pouch.

    At the end of the race, coaches must retrieve the chips from their athletes, place them in the pouch, and return them to the registration tent. There will be a charge of $20 for each missing chip or pouch. Additional instructions will be provided in the packet coaches receive upon arrival at the meet.

    Because of the switch to chip timing, there are no finish chutes at the finish line. Athletes must NOT STOP on the finish line and should continue to move to promptly exit the finish line area.
  • It is very important that the coach follow these simple rules:
    1. Every Coach must issue the correct bib number and shoe chip assigned to each athlete.
    2. Instruct athletes to attach bib number to front of shirt and secure their chip to either shoe using twist ties or their shoelace.
    3. Put your athletes in a race.
    4. After each race is completed each coach collects the shoe chip from every athlete and returns all chips in team pouch to registration table.
    Very EASY!!
  • Timing and live results provided by Northeast Sports Timing Service.

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