2015 NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships East Regional

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NCAA Championship East Regional

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2015 NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships East Regional
Hosted by Franklin Pierce University
Hopkinton Fairgrounds
Hopkinton, N.H.
Sunday, November 8
 

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RESULTS

NCAA East Regional Participant Manual (PDF)
For further participant information, please visit NCAA.org

Other regional host sites:
Atlantic Regional: Lock Haven University (West Branch Cross Country Course - Lock Haven, Pa.)
Central Regional: Missouri Southern State University (Joplin, Mo.)
Midwest Regional: University of Southern Indiana (Angel Mounds State Historic Site - Evansville, Ind.)
South Regional: Saint Leo University (Saint Leo, Fla.)
South Central Regional: West Texas A&M University (The Range Cross Country Course - Canyon, Texas)
Southeast Regional: Wingate University (Wingate, N.C.)
West Regional: Western Oregon University (Monmouth, Ore.)
Links to Championship Central pages will be added as they become available. 


Host Information

Franklin Pierce Ravens

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Women's Cross Country Home
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Travel Information/Parking

The address for the Hopkinton Fairgrounds is:

513 Park Avenue
Hopkinton, NH 03229 

For the NCAA Championship East Regional, the parking lot behind the I.O.O.F Lodge #23 (512 Kearsage Ave, Hopkinton, NH 03229) will be blocked and designated for officials and team parking ONLY. This lot is the closest to the finish and starting areas. Parking passes will be given at parking pick-up and vehicles will be directed to the lot of race morning.

All other vehicles (spectators) will be directed to a larger parking lot, accessible by a driveway just past the team parking lot. 

Official/Team/VIP parking will be available to those that have been pre-issued complimentary parking passes. Parking for all spectators inside of the fairground parking lots will be $10 per vehicle charged upon entry, including handicap reserved spaces that are to be available in the Official/Team/VIP section. 

Area map (via Google Maps; right-click on marker and select "Directions to here" and input starting address for driving directions)

Course maps (PDF -- Updated Nov. 2)


Schedule

Saturday, November 7
9 a.m.-5 p.m. - Course available for practice.

Evening activities to take place in "The Webster Room" at Holiday Inn Concord Downtown (web site):
5-6 p.m. - Packet pick-up.
6 p.m. - Mandatory coaches meeting.

Sunday, November 8
8 a.m. - Course opens to competitors.
Please call head coach Zach Emerson at (603) 831-2385 for frost warning and/or severe weather updates on race day, if necessary.

Women's 6,000-Meter Championship Race
10:40 a.m. - Competitors called to the start line (approximately 20 minutes until start).
10:44 a.m. - National Anthem.
10:50 a.m. - Second call to the start line (approximately 10 minutes until start).
10:55 a.m. - Start line is cleared of all non-competitors (approximately five minutes until start).
10:57 a.m. - Runners at the start line for instructions.
11 a.m. - Start of women's 6,000-meter championship race.

Men's 10,000-Meter Championship Race
11:55 a.m. - Competitors called to the start line (approximately 20 minutes until start).
12:05 p.m. - Second call to the start line (approximately 10 minutes until start).
12:10 p.m. - Start line is cleared of all non-competitors (approximately five minutes until start).
12:12 p.m. - Runners at the start line for instructions.
12:15 p.m. - Start of men's 10,000-meter championship race.

Immediately following conclusion of women's race, top runners and teams will be recognized.


Area Accommodations

The following is a list of area hotels and their contact information. The institution is responsible for contacting the hotel to make all arrangements and providing the hotel with a rooming list.

Meet Headquarters Hotel

Holiday Inn Concord Downtown
172 North Main Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 224-9534
Web site
Holiday Inn Concord Downtown is currently offering rates of $99 per night, with breakfast included for teams booking blocks of rooms for the NCAA East Regional.

Other Area Hotels

Days Inn Concord
406 South Main Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 224-2511
Web site

Best Western Concord Inn & Suites
97 Hall Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 228-4300
Web site

Courtyard Concord
70 Constitution Avenue
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-0303
Web site

Comfort Inn Concord
71 Hall Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 228-2106
Web site

NCAA.com Travel Portal


Area Information

Area Attractions (via Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce)
Concord Area Restaurants (via Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce)

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