Wednesday, October 7, 2009

PORTAGE HERE WE COME.

GHS Portage Invite itinerary (Coach, Dreyers, Mrs. Pagels, Mr. Warren, and Kassubas and coach will be transporting athletes in vans)

FRIDAY October 9, 2009
1200 pm – excused from school, change into running clothes, get bags, pack up and leave
1215 – Leave from GHS SIDE DOOR by COACH’s ROOM.
330pm – Arrive at Gerald R. Ford Museum parking lot to RUN OUR WORKOUT, have your running stuff ON when you get into the vehicle!!!! Also, have a light snack, lunch to eat on the way down.
430pm – workout DONE, head to hotel.
440pm – Arrive at BEST WESTERN (different hotel than last year)
450pm - Checked in, head to rooms to change clothes. Shower, change clothese QUICK.
6pm – head out to eat and MALL – eat at same place as track state finals - Carrabas
9:30 – Girls meeting in coach’s room
10pm – Boys meeting in coach’s room
10:30 – In bed

SATURDAY, Oct 10
730am – Wake up, pack, shower or wake up, shower, pack --
815am – Showered, packed, ready to head down to breakfast
830- 915am – TEAM breakfast provided at no cost to athletes
930 – back to rooms, check out, pack vehicles
945am – On the road to the LARGEST INVITE IN MICHIGAN – Portage !!
11am – Arrive – Park at our usual spot.
1130-1230 – Teams go through course, coach gets team packets, chips put on shoes
1:00 pm - GIRLS Division 2 race - BOX 19 (of 42 boxes, that means 42 teams!!!!)
2:00 pm - BOYS Division 2 race
3pm – JV D2 GIRLS
4pm – JV D2 BOYS
AWARDS – varsity about 1hr after race
5:00-530pm – on the road to Gaylord
10pm HOME
The list
_____ spikes
_____ race shorts
_____ race jersey
_____ running pants
_____ extra socks (3 pr)
_____ warmup jacket
_____ long sleeve Tshirt
_____ nicer clothes for dinner/mall
_____ clothes for after the meet
_____ Toiletries
_____ water bottle/Gatorade
_____ $$ - souvenirs? Shopping money, great deals on some sale items at the race
_____ camera, take some pics of the excitement
_____ CD player, music, HEADPHONES --- have music that will get you pumped up
_____ $20 to pay for your ROOM ! – each athlete must chip in $20 for the hotel rooms, the school does not pay !!!!!
______ $$ spending money, for DINNER FRIDAY and LUNCH SATURDAY
_____ Warm weather clothes – its supposed to be a very cool weekend !!! (blankets for inside tent!!!)

Addition meet information is at WWW.PORTAGEINVITE.COM

** MEDALS TO TOP 50 RUNNERS IN EACH RACE.
**FREE T-SHIRT TO ALL VARSITY PARTICIPANTS
**TEAM TROPHIES TO TOP 3 PLACES

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