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Cross Country Experience

Sat September 21, 2024 Rutherfordton, NC 28139 US Directions
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Race Day Notes

Parking: Park in the student parking lot in the second row closest to the stadium. The first row will be blocked off.  
Packet Pickup: 7 am
Start Time: 8 am


641 US Hwy 221
Rutherfordton, NC US 28139

Course Map

The course starts and ends on the football field and is two loops. 


The Cross Country Experience is 5K trying to provide the same experience high school cross country runners experience. The race is run on the R-S Central 5K course. The course is 2 loops partially on dirt trails and partially paved parking lot. The finish in the football stadium at R-S is really fast. This event also provides local runners a chance to compete with high school runners. For spectators, see and cheer on your favorite runner multiple times on this course. 


  • First, Second, and Third Male & Female Overall 
  • First Place Male & Female Master (40 and Over) 
  • First, Second, and Third Male & Female in each Age Group

Age Groups

10 & under, 11 - 14, 15 - 19, 20 - 24, 25 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 65 & Over

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