The National Scholastic Sports Foundation, the presenters
of the The Great American Cross Country Festival, is pleased to
announce its new location, Hoover, Alabama. Hoover is a suburb
of Birmingham, Alabama. The 2006 event will be held at the Spain
Park Sports Complex on a cross-country course designed by knowledgeable
The Festival will again be a one day event, with all events taking
place on Saturday, September 23, 2006. The Great American meet
includes 23 cross-country races, and features Nike's Great Races
of America for high schools and college, a wildly successful Saturday
night Harrier Ball, and celebrity athletes.
Teams that would like to compete in 2006 must complete the Automated
School and Team Registration form on our web site, available on
April 1 (registration is online only).
Photo by John Dye