23rd  Annual Chick-fil-A Invitational Information


Location:         Wood County 4-H Grounds, 2203 Butcher Bend Rd, Mineral Wells, WV 26150

Date:               Saturday, September 9th, 2023

Times:             7:30am – 9:00am        Course Tour

                        9:00am – Girls High School Varsity

                        9:30am – Boys High School Varsity

                        10:10am – Girls High School JV

                        10:40am – Boys High School JV

11:30am – High School Awards and Elementary School Races 

(Elementary Races are grades 1-3 and grades 4-5.  All are welcome!)

                        12:00pm – Girls Middle School Varsity

                        12:25pm – Boys Middle School Varsity

                        12:50pm – Girls Middle School JV

                        1:15pm – Boys Middle School JV

                        1:45pm – Middle School Awards

Awards:           1st and 2nd place High School Varsity teams in each class (AAA, AA, A)

                        Top 6 Middle School Varsity teams

                        Top 2 JV teams

                        Top 40 individual Varsity runners

                        Top 20 individual JV runners

Entries:            Entries must be submitted to racetimeentry.com and MUST be submitted no later than midnight on Thursday, September 7th, 2023.  No entries are needed for Elementary races

Entry Fee:           $60 per High School Team (if both Boys and Girls full team, $120).

                        $30 per Middle School Team (if both Boys and Girls full team, $60).

                        Individual High School Runners (not full team), $10 per athlete.

                        Individual Middle School Runners (not full team), $5 per athlete.


Payment:         Make checks payable to River City Runners.  You may bring checks the day of the race or mail them to:  Brian Blanc  

       80 Hoover Rd

       Parkersburg WV, 26101

(Any school whose entry fees have not been received by race time will NOT be allowed to compete.  “The check is in the mail” does NOT constitute received payment.)


Packets:          All coaches will receive packets upon arrival to the race.  Your packet will include athlete numbers, meet times, course map, bib pins, trash bag, and a voucher for one free combo meal at Chick-fil-A.

Timing:            TBD

Spectators:      Adults - $5       Students - $5

Shirts:              Event shirts will be available for purchase on race day.


If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Race Director Brian Blanc at 304-615-5911 or via email at bblanc@k12.wv.us .

We can’t wait to welcome each of you to this year’s event!