2016 Cross Country National Meet Information

The Cross Country Coaches National Youth Championships will be held in Evansville, IN at Angels Mounds Cross Country Course on Saturday, November 19, 2016 (the Saturday before Thanksgiving). Attending this meet will give your runner the opportunity to race with their fellow Accelerators against teams from across the country.

Date: Saturday November 19, 2016
Location: Angels Mounds Cross Country Course, Angels Mounds State Historic Site, 8215 Pollack Ave, Evansville, Indiana
Website (still has 2015 information): http://www.youthcrosscountry.org/
Registration by Accelerators: TBA

Course Walks: Noon-5pm, Friday November 18
Course Map: There is a 2K and 3K loops that are used to make the different distances (click here)
Course Video: (click here)
Friday Team Dinner: TBA
Saturday Dinner: on your own while we can bring take-out back to hotel common room.


Hotel: The Accelerators have a block of hotel rooms reserved at the Hampton Inn East. Evansville, IN with a negotiated reduced rate. THESE RATES ARE GOOD THROUGH OCTOBER 11th.

Call  the hotel directly at 812-473-5000  or 1-800-HILTONS

Block Dates for our group rates are as below:

  • Double/Double room has 2 twin beds
  • King Suite has King bed and sofa bed

Group Rate: see grid below      (plus Room Tax)

Rates By
Room Type
King Suite

Helpful information for booking:

  • If booking online, be sure to enter booking reservation code “ARC”, if calling cite “Accelerators Running Club.”
  • Cancellation Policy: you must cancel within 24 hours of 3pm check-in or be charged full agreed-upon rate to the credit card you used when making reservations.
  • Accelerators rates available until 11 Oct.
  • There is an indoor pool at the hotel!
  • All rooms have a mini fridge and microwave
  • Free breakfast buffet.
  • Double check that you are booking at the correct property; there are a few other hotels in the area.

Your Accelerators point-of-contact for any Nationals hotel questions is Karin Merrill (Teague’s mom) at sigokb@yahoo.com.

Here is a link to a Marriott hotel that can accommodate larger families if the Hampton Inn doesn’t work for you. You will be in the company of at least one other Accelerator family. If you’re interested please contact Karin Merrill who may be able to get a group rate. sigokb@yahoo.com 

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