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
_____ 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
_____ 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