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Here's a look into the Pole Green Park Cross Country Course in Mechanicsville, Virginia...one of the premier cross country facilities in the Eastern US:
MAJOR EVENTS HOSTED:
September 2, 2017- Pole Green Park 5K/USATF-Virginia Association Championship
October 29, 2016- Atlantic 10 Conference Championship
October 15, 2016- MileStat.com XC Invitational
September 3, 2016- Pole Green Park 5K/USATF-Virginia Association Championship
October 31, 2015- Atlantic 10 Conference Championship
October 17, 2015- Cross Country Only National Invitational
October 17, 2015- MileStat.com XC Invitational
September 5, 2015- USATF-Virginia Association Championship
October 17, 2014- Cross Country Only National Invitational
August 29, 2014- USATF-Virginia Association Championship
November 2, 2013- Atlantic 10 Conference Championship
November, 2008- USATF Jr Olympics National Championship
LOCATION: Pole Green Park
Cross Country Course
8996 Pole Green Park Lane
MECHANICSVILLE, VA 23116
This video previews the "College 5K Course"
This video previews the "College 8K Course"
COURSE MAPS: (Double click on photos to enlarge)
|Start Line (view to right)|
...Finish Line is adjacent to the Start Area.
View of western field...to the left of the start line.
Layout of parking lot for Atlantic 10 Conference Championships.
|Start Line (view to center)|
...550 Meters to the first turn
|Course is flat.|
|Groomed grass surface...leads to the 1 mile of both races.|
|Hanover County Parks & Recreation mow |
once per week making a perfect running surface.
|35 feet wide in it's narrowest place...|
|Multiple locations for coaches to access the course.|
|800M from the finish for both races.|
|Grass surface for the entire course...with two road crossings.|
|1st turn is 550M after the start.|