Pacific Assocation of USA Track and field

2004 Pacific Association Cross Country Schedule

2004 XC Schedule

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NOTE: There are 10 races scheduled, but only 5 plus the championships,

for a total of up to 6 maximum, are scored for both Team and Individual Standings.
You can NOT run the championships and still be scored for 5 (or less) races.

2004 Date


28-Aug-2004


04-Sep-2004


11-Sep-2004


02-Oct-2004


09-Oct-2004


23-Oct-2004


30-Oct-2004


06-Nov-2004


13-Nov-2004


21-Nov-04 (SUNDAY)


Women’s Race

9:00 am / 4 mile

8:30 am / 4.1 miles

10:00 am / 4 miles

10:00 am / 3.55 miles

9:00 am / 5k

9:00 am / 5k

9:00 am / 4.612 miles

9:30 am / 6k

12:00 pm / 2.95 miles

9:00 am / 4 miles


Open Men’s Race

9:45 am / 4 mile

10:30 am / 4.1 miles

11:30 am / 4 miles

8:30 am / 3.55 miles

9:45 am / 4-mile

9:45 am / 4.6 miles

11:00 am / 4.612 miles

11:00 am / 6k

12:45 pm / 4.19 miles

11:15 am / 6 miles


Master Men’s Race

Same as Open Men

9:30 am / 4.1 miles

10:45 am / 4 miles

9:15 am / 3.55 miles

10:30 am / 4-mile

Same as Open Men

10:00 am / 4.612 miles

10:15 am / 6k

Same as Open Men

10:00 am / 6 miles


Location

UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

Foothill Regional Park, Windsor, CA

Lindley Meadow, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA

Presidio National Park, San Francisco, CA

Folsom, CA

Shoreline Park, Mountain View, CA

Back Ranch Meadows, China Camp State Park, San Rafael, CA

Ancil Hoffman Park, Sacramento, CA

Crystal Springs Park, Belmont, CA

Lindley Meadow, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA


Course Description

Beautiful loop course. Start/Finish at upper meadow above UCSC Firestation. Course consists of rolling dirt trails on fireroads through redwood trees and meadows.

One of the best in the series. Beautiful course. Ugly start. Winding trails (dirt, crushed rock, rocky dirt, no pavement). Challenging hills. Past lakes. Through the woods. Dam finish.

Standard Golden Gate loop course. Beautiful meadows, eucalyptus-lined trails, with varied terrain. Paved bike path eliminated; Spikes permitted.

Very hilly mix of grass, dirt, sand, and pavement (no spikes). Start/finish on Paul Goode Field just North and below Julius Kahn Playground. Same course as 2002.

Dirt roads, rolling hils, oak trees. Similar terrain to past Sierra College course.

The course circles around the hill at Shoreline park and loops the golf course. 80% dirt trails and 20% paved trail (no spikes). Same course as 2003.

Start is wide open on paved road. 3.5 miles of dirt trails. Some hills. Same course as 2003.

Start is wide open grass. Mostly dirt trails.

Very challenging and fabled course close to the hearts of a true harrier. Former site of US Nationals, Jr. Olympics, and World XC Trials. Same course as 2002 and years prior.

Standard Golden Gate loop course used for the last 16 years. Beautiful meadows, eucalyptus-lined trails, with varied terrain. Paved bike path eliminated; Lindley Meadow will have hay bales. Spikes permitted. Same course as 2002.


Directions

Take Hwy 17 from San Jose to Santa Cruz, Hwy 1 North to Half Moon Bay, turn right 7/10 mile on Bay Street. Proceed up to the UCSC Main Entrance at the corner of High & Bay Street, go straight into campus. Go up 1/3 mile, turn left on Hagar Drive, go past Field House. Left on McLaughlin Drive. Right on Chinquapin Rd. Right into the Crown College Parking Lot just before the firehouse.

Hwy 101 (north), exit Central Windsor, east. Right on Old Redwood Hwy 0.6 miles to Hembree; Left on Hembree, 1.25 miles to park entrance. Park on street.

Drive to GG Park at 30th Avenue and JFK Drive. Lindley Meadow is North of Polo Fields and one block South of Fulton Avenue, which runs along the North edge of the park.

From North, take 101 South. Coming off Golden Gate Bridge, take Hwy 1 South (a.k.a. 19th Ave.). There are no left turns allowed, so make a right on Lake St., an immediate left, and another left, which puts you on California headed east. Go about 12 blocks and turn left onto Arguello. Finally, turn right onto W. Pacific as you enter the park.. From South, take 280N to Hwy. 1 North (a.k.a. 19th Ave.) for 6 miles through GG Park. Make right onto California, left onto Arguello, and then enter into Presidio through gate and make immediate right onto W. Pacific. Course is to the left.

1) Take Hwy 50 East out of Sacramento
2) Once near Folsom, take the Prairie City Rd. exit. It is after the Folsom Blvd. exit.
3) Go back across Hwy 50 north on Prairie City Rd.
4) Take the first right turn onto Iron Point Rd.
5) Take the next right at Folsom HS and stay to the left to go to the Willow Hill XC Course parking area.

Exit Hwy. 101 at Amphitheater Pkwy. From North, take right onto Amphitheater Pkwy. at 1st light and head over Hwy 101 OR from South, merge onto Amphitheater Pkwy. Once on Amphitheater, go straight through light at Charleston Rd. At about 0.5 miles, turn right into Google parking lot. Course is across the street.

Exit Hwy 101 to North San Pedro exit (Civic Center). Do NOT exit at San Rafael. Go east on N San Pedro for about 2.5 miles to Back Ranch Meadow. Must park outside of entrance on east side of San Pedro Rd. or road leading to entrance.

I-50 East of Sacramento. Exit Watt Avenue, North. Right on Fair Oaks Blvd. Right on El Camino. Left on California. Right into Ancil Hoffman Park.

Take Hwy. 280 to 92 East or Hwy 101 to 92 West; exit Hwy. 92 at Ralston Ave. just East of Hwy 280. At stop light at end of off-ramp, take left onto Ralston. Drive 0.5 miles and take a right on Hallmark Dr. (South). Follow posted signs on Hallmark for about a mile. Park entrance on right.

Drive to GG Park at 30th Avenue and JFK Drive. Lindley Meadow is North of Polo Fields and one block South of Fulton Avenue, which runs along the North edge of the park.


Past Winners

Open Women: Rachel Cook – 19:38; Master Women: Sara Freitas – 19:53; Open Men: Steve Immel 24:48; Master Men: Ty Strange – 26:27

OW: Chris Lundy ’02, 25:33; MW: Diana Fitzpatrick ’01, 26:10; SW: Heidi Halvestine ’03, 28:14; SSW: Melody-Anne Schultz ’03, 29:31; OM: Pete Clusener ’03, 21:28; MM: Tim Minor ’00, 23:13; SM: Chuck MacDonald ’02, 25:58; SSM: Robert McGormley ’02, 27:59.

5k course – Open Women: Jessie Kindschi – 18:12; Master Women: Diana Fitzpatrick – 18:57; Open Men: Peter Gilmore – 15:27; Master Men: Ty Strange – 16:12

Open Women: Rosemary Lagunas – 22:24; Master Women: Carol Keller – 23:52; Open Men: Kalid Abdalah – 19:15; Master Men: Terence Boynton – 20:19

Open Women: Elissa Reidy – 17:32; Master Women: Margaret Lang – 18:15; Open Men: Josh Muxen – 21:54; Master Men: Kevin Osterberg – 22:53

OW: Lisa Lopez ’97, 26:23; MW: Rosemarie Lagunas ’02, 28:09; OM: Steve Moreno ’02, 23:10; MM: Tim Minor ’01, 24:12.

Open Women: Kathryn Krieger – 17:25; Master Women: Carol Keller – 18:11; Open Men: Tyler Graff – 20:48; Master Men: Ty Strange – 21:40

Open Women: Kristen Harper – 22:31; Master Women: Margaret Lang – 25:04; Open Men: Bolota Asmeron – 30:44; Master Men: Tim Minor – 33:18


Total Prize Purse

$1500 (1.5 point weighted race)

$1500 (1.5 point weighted race)

$1500 (1.5 point weighted race)

$1500 (1.5 point weighted race)

$1000 (1.0 point weighted race)

$1500 (1.5 point weighted race)

$1500 (1.5 point weighted race)

$1500 (1.5 point weighted race)

$1000 (1.0 point weighted race)

$1500 (1.5 point weighted race)


Open Individual $

$50 / $30 / $20

$150 / $75/ $50

$300 / $150 / $75

$150 / $75/ $50

$60 / $40 / $30 / $20

$100 / $50 / $25

$120 / $80

$150 / $75 / $50

$75/ $50 / $25

$300 / $150 / $75


Open Team $

$100 / $75 / $50

$75 / $50 / $25

$150 / $75

$75 / $50 / $25

$100 / $50

$150 / $100 / $50

$120 / $80

$75 / $50 / $25

$50 / $25

$150 / $75


Master Individual $

$50 / $25

$75 / $50

N/A

$75 / $50

$50 / $30 / $20

$50 / $25

$75

$75 / $50

$75/ $50 / $25

N/A


Master Team $

$100 / $75 / $50

$75 / $25

N/A

$75 / $25

$100

$75 / $50

$65

$75 / $25

$50 / $25

N/A


Senior Individual $

$50

$50

N/A

$50

N/A

$25

$55

$50

$25

N/A


Senior Team $

$50 / $25

$50

N/A

$50

N/A

$25

$45

$50

$25

N/A


Super Senior Individual $

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

$25

$45

N/A

N/A

N/A


Super Senior Team $

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

$35

N/A

N/A

N/A


Veteran Individual $

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

$30

N/A

N/A

N/A


Veteran Team $

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A


Sponsoring Organization

Santa Cruz Track Club

Empire Runners

SF Running & Walking

Excelsior Track Club

Asics Aggies Running Club

Asics Aggies Running Club

Tamalpa Runners

Fleet Feet Sports Sacramento

West Valley Track Club

SF Running & Walking


Race Director

Arturo Rodriguez

Jerry Lyman

Tim Wason

Chris Phipps

Ron Richardson

Charles Alexander

Frank Ruona, Ken Grebenstein

Dusty Robinson

Kim Rupert

Tim Wason


Race Email and Telephone

[email protected] 831-684-0867

[email protected] 707-527-9020

[email protected] 415-348-6254

[email protected]

[email protected] (916) 355-8155

[email protected] 408-519-9464

[email protected] 415-898-9340

[email protected] 916-442-5732

[email protected] 650-401-6727

[email protected] 415-348-6254


Cost, Pre-Reg.

$12 if post-marked by Aug 21

$12 if post-marked by Aug 28

$15 if post-marked by Sept.1 or on-line by Sept. 5

$10 if post-marked by Sept 25

$10 if post-marked by Oct 2

$12 if post-marked by Oct 16

$15 if post-marked by Oct 23

$15 if postmarked by Oct 29

$15 if post-marked by Nov. 6

$15 if post-marked by Nov. 10 or on-line by Nov. 13


Cost, Late/Race Day

$17

$15

$20

$15

$15

$15

$20

$20

$20

$20


Check Payable to:

SCTC

Empire Runners

SF Running & Walking

Excelsior Track Club

Asics Aggies Running Club

Asics Aggies Running Club

Tamalpa Runners

Fleet Feet Racing

West Valley Track Club

SF Running & Walking


Registration Address

SCTC, P.O. Box 3568, Santa Cruz, CA 95063-3568

Jerry Lyman, 2345 Hilltop Ct., Santa Rosa, CA 95404

SF Running, 275 5th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Chris Phipps, 350 Judah #501, San Francisco, CA 94122

Robert Grove, 101 Grey Canyon Drive, Folsom, CA 95630

Hank Lawson, 12375 Farr Ranch Road, Saratoga, CA 95070

Frank Ruona, 4 Windmill Place, Novato, CA 94945

Fleet Feet, 2311 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95816

Kim Rupert, 430 Remillard Drive, Hillsborough, CA 94010

SF Running, 275 5th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103


Misc. Info.

This year’s race will offer merchandise awards and emphasize team competition.

Race is a dedication to Phil Widener. Ample street parking available.

Ample parking on JFK Drive near 30th Ave. Park on either side. Some picnic tables available on a first come, first serve basis.

Parking available on W. Pacific by playground or at Inspiration Point on Arguello.

T-Shirts to division winners. Showers and lockers available. Bring towel.

www.venuesports.com/shoreline

Glass mugs to all participants. This race is a memorial to John Lawson, a Tamalpa Runner who, at 44, died suddenly of a heart attack in 2000.

Please be aware that Ancil Hoffman Park has a $4.00 per vehicle honor system parking fee. If you choose not to pay for parking you are responsible for all penalties.

Please be aware of driveways when parking in the neighborhood. No Dogs, No Bikes, No Smoking

Ample parking on JFK Drive near 30th Ave. Park on either side. Some picnic tables available on a first come, first serve basis.


Notes:

Dedicated to the memory of Empire Runner Phil Widener.

All pre-registration bibs will be distributed on RACE DAY.

www.venuesports.com/shoreline

Glass mugs to all participants. Gift Certificates to top 3 finishers in each 5-year age division. Race is a memorial to John Lawson, a Tamalpa Runner who, at 44, died suddenly of a heart attack in 2000.
Link to further information

All registered participants will receive an event T-shirt. Age division winners (Open thru Veteran, M & F) will receive long sleeve technical shirts. Check out the pre & post race expo with gret deals on winter apparel.

RAIN CANCELS

Only open to runners that are registered with USATF. All pre-registration bibs will be distributed on RACE DAY.



4th Annual UC Santa Cruz Challenge

12th Annual Phil Widener Empire Open

18th Annual Golden Gate Park Open

6th Annual Presidio Challenge

1st Annual Asics Aggies Folsom Challenge

7th Annual Shoreline Open

9th Annual John Lawson Tamalpa Challenge

1st Annual Fleet Feet Open

6th Annual Crystal Springs Challenge

19th Annual PA Championships

 

Last Update: 7/15/2004

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