The 2018 Darby Dash Invitational will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at the Hilliard Darby High School North Athletic Fields. The meet this year will be moving back to its original format as a 2-mile race. The meet will be for invited teams only. No open entry allowed. The field will be limited to 12 teams.
The course is located at Hilliard Darby High School. It is a two loop, spectator friendly course on grass at the North Athletic Fields. The course will be lined with two white lines. All miles will be well marked.
Hilliard Darby High School
4200 Leppert Road
Hilliard, OH 43026
All entries are due to milesplit.com by 6:00 PM on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Milesplit is password protected for entry. Only teams with the password can enter. (Please see entry information.) Each team has unlimited entries in both the high school and middle school races. Please enter all anticipated runners when you enter online.
5:00 PM Girls 3200m High School (unlimited runners)
5:30 PM Boys 3200m High School (unlimited runners)
6:00 PM Girls 3200m Middle School (unlimited runners)
6:30 PM Boys 3200m Middle School (unlimited runners)
*short senior presentation before the meet (4:30 PM)
Drop-Off / Pick-up:
Buses may drop off in the lot near the tennis courts at Hilliard Darby High School north of the stadium. Parking attendants will direct bus traffic to the middle school parking lots. No buses should enter the Westin Trail neighborhood. Spectators need to park in the main lot near the stadium.
Race Day Packet:
Race day packets may be picked up at the finish line. All meet information, chips and results can be found at the trailer/tent nearest the finish line.
Start line / Finish line:
Please arrive at the start line a minimum of fifteen minutes before each race begins, so that OHSAA officials may check in each team. There will be no finish cards in the finishing corral. Coaches and spectators should not be in the finish corral. Both the start and finish lines should be cleared of spectators. Spectators may stand behind the barriers, but they are not permitted on the lines. Please coaches only!
Top team for each race will be awarded trophies and top 10 individuals receive Darby Dash t-shirts. Awards will be given out once races have been announced and can be picked up near the finish line at the awards table.
$100.00 boys and girls high school teams Make checks payable to: Hilliard Darby Athletic Department
$75.00 single HS team
$100.00 boys and girls middle school teams
$75.00 single HS team
All 4 programs = $150.00
Timing / Results / Scoring:
Timing First, LLC will be providing results and uses the timing triad of IPICO Chip timing with Finishlynx and Identilynx cameras. Please follow the timing instructions the day of the meet. Each runner will be assigned a competitor number, a race bib to be pinned on the front of their jersey and IPICO shoe tag. All items are to be worn only by the competitor assigned. If on the race day you are missing a runners bib please do not write in or scratch out names. Please come to the scoring area located at the finish line to make a change.
IPICO Shoe Tags (Chips):
All IPICO Shoe Tags must be returned in the finish corrals. THEY ARE NOT DISPOSABLE!!! Unused chips need to be returned to the finish line area. All unreturned chips will result in your Athletic Department being charged.
Team camps are permitted on the practice football and surrounding fields on the north fields. Please make sure that camps do not interfere with the course and that sites are cleaned up when you leave. Camps should not be made around the start and finish lines.
Spectator Admission, Parking, Concessions / Restrooms:
Spectator admission will be charged for the general public. Please inform your fans that adults will be charged $7.00 and students/kids $5.00.
Spectator parking will be located in stadium parking lot of the Hilliard Darby Athletic Complex..
Concessions will be located at the Wilcox Garage facility on the North Athletic Fields..
Restrooms are available at the Hilliard Darby Athletic Complex, and Port-a-Potties in the North Athletic Field Parking Lots.
A limited amount of T-shirts will be available with the Darby Dash logo. Prices will range from $15.00 to $20.00.
If you have any questions or concerns pre or post-race please do not hesitate to contact me. We hope that the meet is everything that you expected in all aspects.
Hilliard Darby Girls Coach
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