John Martinez Mercury Classic 2014

Meet Information

Meet Director:
Karen Smidt

$150.00 per team or $200.00 for both boys & girls teams. Middle School and Elementary run free if either school feeds into participating high school.

Payments Send checks to 270 S. 8th Ave., Brighton, CO 80601
Middle School & High School Coaches, please sign your kids up using RunnerCard no later than Sunday at 10pm: The link to the meet is

Scroll down to find the meet and then click on "sign-up" next to the meet. Please contact me if you have any questions.

Elementary Coaches: please bring stickers with each runners name and age.

Brightons John Martinez Mercury Cross Country Classic is just a week away. The high school course has changed slightly because

We may be going with Redline Timing, so please look for an email later this week about roster submission.

The meet promises perfect cross country weatherits supposed to be in the 70s with 0% chance of rain. Looking forward to seeing you there!

DATE: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

LOCATION: Adams County Fairgrounds
9755 Henderson Road, Brighton CO 80601

The time schedule for the meet is as follows:
3:00 pm High School Coachs Meeting
4:00 pm ALL High School Boys (unlimited entries, score 5)
4:30 pm ALL High School Girls (unlimited entries, score 5)
5:00 pm Elementary and Middle School Coachs Meeting w/ John Martinez
5:30 pm Elementary Boys/Girls (1st 5th grade)
5:45 pm Girls Middle School 6th- 8th grade (unlimited entries, score 5)
6:00 pm Boys Middle School 6th- 8th grade (unlimited entries, score 5)

DISTANCE: 5,000 Meters High School
3,000 Meters Junior High
1,000 Meters Elementary

SPONSOR: Brighton High School

AWARDS: Medals will be given to the top 10 runners in high school races. Trophies will be awarded to the top 2 teams in the High School & Middle School Divisions.

SCORING: We will be using Redline Timing.
Elementary Please bring your own tags with athletes first and last name printed clearly.

COURSE: The running surface will consist of grass, dirt, and some hard surface paths. Time will be announced to the runners at the one mile and two mile marks. Maps will be available the day of the race.

FACILITIES: Restrooms and water faucets will be available at the park. NO Dressing/shower facilities.

PARKING: Buses and cars should park in the west lot by the Dome. Do not park on the dirt lots as the course runs along the dirt road.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please return your entry fee of $150.00 per team or $200.00 for both boy/girl high school teams no later than Sept. 25, 2014. Middle & Elementary Schools run free if either feed in to a paying & participating high school.

HIGH SCHOOL MEET DIRECTOR: Coach Karen Smidt 303.621.4540 or 303.655.4209

Karen Smidt