Meet Information

Online Registration Instructions


Oct 2, 2020

22nd Annual Jesse Owens Cross Country Classic Invitational 2021

*Unattached runners are not eligible for the JOC!

Oakville Indian Mounds Park & Educational Center

1219 Co Rd 187, Danville, AL 35619

Host Site of the AHSAA Cross Country Championships '02-'22
Host Site of the 2008 & 2015 AAU Nationals
Race Director Stan Johnson 256.566.4410

Director of Safety/Medical Operations: Stacy Rose Venue Contact: 256.905.2499
Ambulance Service: Greg's Ambulance Service, Moulton, Al
Encore Sports Medicine Staff Will Be On Site

*Sanctions: The Jesse Owens Classic is sanctioned through AHSAA for Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi and Tennessee. The JORC will will be please to pursue any other requests. Due to bordering states participation in the JOC, sanctioning will not appear on C2C or AHSAA. Therefore, if you should need verification that the event has been sanctioned through AHSAA, contact Brandon Dean @ AHSAA @ 334.263.6994.
*Register online @ Deadline Registration: Sept 30th @ midnight!
*JOC is timed by Dan Passen and Crew -

*Entry Fees:

$75 per division, not to exceed $300 per school

*Failure to enter the correct division will result in disqualification

*Please write checks to: Jesse Owens Runners' Club, Inc, Attn Jesse Owens Classic
*Mail check to: Jesse Owens Runners' Club, Inc, P.O. Box 987, Moulton, AL 35650 **Attn: Jesse Owens Classic
*Please note on check: Jesse Owens Classic
*The race course will remain open till 7 pm on Oct 1st.
*Only schools that are members of their respected state associations are eligible to participate in the JOC! No unattached runners or club teams are eligible.                                                                          
Alabama's best team receives a trophy!

***Medical: Stacy Rose is the director of safety/medical operations. Medical attention will be available at the medical station located beside the finish area. Please be advised that race day conditions can be hot, humid, and physically challenging. Coaches are responsible for the well-being of each athlete and should consider each athletes fitness before entry in the meet.

***Ambulance service is provided by Greg's Ambulance Service, Moulton, AL.
***Parking: There will be a $5 parking fee for all transportation vehicles. Team buses/vehicles park free. All parking proceeds go to the Oakville Indian Mounds Park and Educational Center.
***Security: Security from the Lawrence Co Sheriff's Dept will be hired during the hours of the event, no overnight. Security will be available for team tents that are set up for overnight.
***Facilities: No dressing rooms are available. Portable toilets will be provided in addition to limited restrooms @ the museum and beside the amphitheater.

*No pets or bicycles are allowed in the park per AHSAA!

*$5 donation asked for parking.

*The race course is lodged in a charming historical setting. With wooded trails, a few short hills, packed gravel, a wide open start with thousands of supporters cheering a runner on, the participant is sure to have a fantastic experience and perhaps set a new PR! The race course is ideal for spectating! Hope you will participate in the JOC and share the "Rare Moment" with thousands!

*Be sure to visit the Indian Museum on site of event (256.905.2499) and the Jesse Owens Museum, located 1/2 miles from race venue (256.974.3636.)

Hope to see you at the JOC! Stan Johnson


Decatur Area Hotel Rates for the Jesse Owens Classic:


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Cullman Area Hotel Rates for the Jesse Owens Classic:

Best Western 256.737.5009

Days Inn 256.739.3800

Econo Lodge 256.734.2691

Hampton Inn 256.739.4444

LaQuinta 256.734.1240

Quality Inn 256.734.1240

Sleep Inn 256.734.6166

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