There is nothing like cross country running in the Midwest. On Saturday, November 12, 2016 runners from Illinois and Wisconsin will face off in a 5k race to determine border supremacy. Any runner who has not turned 19 before August 1, 2016 who is a high school student in Illinois or Wisconsin is eligible to participate in the WI-IL Border War. Runners compete as unat-tached individuals.
9:30 Packet Pickup opens
10:30 3K (12&under, 13+)
11:00 5K (High School Girls & Boys, Open & Masters)
The entry fee is $15.00 if received by November 1, 2015. $20 (Nov.2-9), Late entry & day of race fee is $25.00.
All proceeds from the WI-IL CC Border War go directly to a fund for the maintenance and enhancement of the University of Wisconsin – Parkside Cross Country Course.
STATE BROOKS SOUVENIER SINGLET
All runners that pre-register will receive a state racing singlet featuring state colors (Illinois: navy and orange, Wisconsin: white and black). Singlets to day of race entries while supplies last.
Results will be posted online the evening of the race to www.wisconsinrunner.com .
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS
Any female resident of the state of Illinois or Wisconsin who is currently a high school student and who has not reached her 19th birthday by August 1, 2016 will run in the 5K Race and will comepte in the High School Girls Division.
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS
Any male resident of the state of Illinois or Wisconsin who is currently a high school student and who has not reached his 19th birthday by August 1, 2016 will run in the 5K Race and will compete in the High School Boys Division.
12 & UNDER
This 3K race is open to any runner 12 years old and under.
This 5K Race is open to runners in the Open (ages 18-39) and Masters (40 and over) Divisions.
The top four (3) boy and top two (2) girl individual finishers from Illinois and Wisconsin in the High School race constitute each state’s team. The scoring system is based on the total time of these 5 finishers from each state. The winning team members will receive special championship long sleeve tech t-shirts.
Medals will be presented to the top eight M&F finishers in the 5K high school race. Medals go to the top three M&F in the Open (Under 40) & Master’s (40+) divisions of the5K Race. Medals will be given to the top five M&F in the 12 & U 3K.
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2014 Results 2013 RESULTS 2013 PICTURES
2012 Results: Boys Girls Open/Jr.High/Master
2011 Results Pictures
2009: Boys Girls Open Pictures
2008: Boys Girls Open Pictures
2007: Boys Girls Open Pictures