The 2015 Sun Belt Conference Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships will be held Sunday, Nov. 1.
Sun Belt Championship Link: CLICK HERE
The Women's 5k will start at 10 a.m. ET with the Men's 8k gun going off at 11 a.m. ET. Awards will then be presented for both races by the Sun Belt.
The Championships will be run at Nash Farm Battlefield Park
- The public park's address is 100 Babbs Mill Road, Hampton, Ga 30228. The Park is 30 miles from Georgia State's Sports Arena and downtown campus and about 25 miles from the Airport, which is also south of Atlanta on I-75.
- Georgia State used this facility to host the 2011 Colonial Athletic Association Championship races and home meets from 2010-13.This venue has also been used for high school championships.
The park is 204 acres and is a preserved and protected Civil War Battlefield and not affiliated with Georgia State in any way.
The location does not have wireless internet access and cell phone service may be limited at the Park, depending on service provider's nearest towers.
DIRECTIONS TO PARK: (from downtown Atlanta or Hartsfield-Jackson Airport)
I-75 south to Exit 221(Jonesboro Rd/Lovejoy)
Turn right (west) onto Jonesboro Rd.
Continue 5 miles on Jonesboro Rd.
Turn Left onto Babbs Mill Rd.
Nash Farm Battlefield Park is on right
Huge Parking lot is100 yards ahead on right
Teams will be housed in one of three hotels on I-75 at the nearest exit to Nash Farm Battlefield. Those are the Marriott Courtyard McDonough (at Exit 221), the Fairfield Inn and Suites (at Exit 221) and the Hampton Inn (at Exit 218). All hotels are between 5-10 miles from the Park.
SATURDAY, OCT. 31st BANQUET
The Sun Belt pre-race banquet will be held on the Georgia State campus at the Student Center (44 Courtland Street, at the intersection of Gilmer Street), one block from the GSU Sports Arena.
Spectators may park in the same large lot as the team vehicles and watch the race from varying points along the way. The course has rolling hills and defines "cross country" in its true sense.
SUN BELT CHAMPIONSHIP COORDINATOR
Dominick Giambrone - firstname.lastname@example.org - 504-556-0880.
Click the Photo Album for views of the cross country course.