Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Pole Green Cross Country Course (Mechanicsville, VA)




THIS PAGE HAS BEEN UPDATED SINCE ORIGINALLY POSTED...

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

VIDEO:
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.

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