Home of the AHSAA Cross Country State Champions:
Girls 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014
Boys 2015, 2016, 2017
Host to the 2019 1A-2A Section 2, 4A Sections 2, and 6A Section 4 AHSAA Cross Country Sectionals
Review the information below and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Coach Charles Tiller
Head Coach American Christian Academy
Sokol Park, TuscaloosaMap
Exit 73 off of Interstate 20/59 in Alabama. Then take a right (if coming from Birmingham) on McFarland Blvd. west. Go approximately 5.25 miles and make a right turn onto Watermelon Road. Go 2 miles, make a right turn at Old Colony Road. Go approximately .3 mile taking a left into Sokol Park. Plenty of bus and automobile parking is available on the left as you head toward the race area .25 miles down the road.
Exit I20/59 at University Blvd (Exit number 79).Head north on AL-7/US-11 S/University Blvd E for 3.2 miles.The road will split, bear right and continue 2.3 miles.Take a right on Crescent Ridge Road and go 2.3 miles.Take a left on Jack Warner Parkway. Go .9 mile. You will pass Holt High School.Take a right in State Route 297 and go over the bridge.At the end of the bridge, take a right. Road sign says toward Lake Tuscaloosa. This road is Rice Mine Road. Go 1.2 miles.At the first light, take a left on Ol Colony Road. The sign at the intersection says New Watermelon Road. Go 1.3 miles.Turn right into Sokol Park.Plenty of bus and automobile parking is available on the left as you head toward the race area .25 miles down the road.
8:30am...Crimson Track Club Elementary School Boys/Girls (approx .95 mi)
9:00am...Middle School Girls (approx 2.28 mi)
9:30am...Middle School Boys (approx 2.28 mi)
10:00am..Varsity Girls 5K
10:30am..Varsity Boys 5K
All times are approximate.
Unlimited Entries per Varsity & MS race.
The entry fee is $19 per athlete with a maximum of $95 per school per individual race i.e. a school who has a Varsity Girls team and a Varsity Boys team would pay $190. Check payable to American Christian Academy Cross Country. Entry fees are to be mailed to 2300 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404.
Your school MUST be a member of the NFHS to be able to compete in the Varsity or Middle School races. Unattached athletes are not allowed to participate in the Varsity or Middle School races.
Crimson Track Club Elementary entry fee is $5 per athlete. Registration for the Elementary race will be from 7:45 to 8:00am prior to their race at 8:30am.
Go towww.alabamarunners.com. Choose the meet under the Calendar heading. Click on the button and follow the instructions. Deadline for Entry is Tuesday, October 15 at 10:59 pm Central.
In the Varisty and Middle School races, the Top 2 teams per race and Top 10 individuals will receive awards.
Grass and dirt trails. Spikes recommended.
Coach Charles Tiller
Map to course:
For those of you using a GPS, the coordinates are:
(G) 17:24.72 Presley Miles, Saint James, October 20, 2018
(B) 15:57.46 Payton Ballard, Mountain Brook, September 24, 2011
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