2014 Zi Information
8th Annual Whitney Young
Dennis Ziomek Invitational
Date: Saturday, September 27th, 2014
Location: Washington Park, located at 58th & Russell Dr. The course is a flat and fast 1.5 mile loop. The change provides for ample parking, plenty of spectator viewing, a longer starting line, and wider pathways from running. It is easily accessible from 90/94 or Lake Shore Drive.
Additional spectator parking is available at the University of Chicago Hospital’s parking garage located on Maryland Avenue, just north of 59th Street.
Time Schedule & Race Distance:
8:40 Grade School Girls- 1 Mile
9:00 Grade School Boys- 1 Mile
9:20 Grade School Girls- 2 Miles
9:45 Grade School Boys- 2 Miles
10:00 Freshman Girls Race (2 Miles- unlimited runners)
10:30 Freshman Boys Race (2 Miles- unlimited runners)
11:00 Frosh-Soph Girls (3 Miles- 12 runners)
11:30 Frosh Soph Boys (3 Miles- 12 runners)
12:00 Varsity Girls (3 Miles- 12 runners)
12:30 Varsity Boys (3 Miles- 12 runners)
1:00 Open Girls (2 Miles- unlimited runners)
1:30 Open Boys (2 Miles- unlimited runners)
2:00 High School Awards
Awards: Freshman & Frosh-Soph races- top 25 medals (medals will be handed out to coaches in envelopes after races); Varsity races- top 25 medals (awarded at awards ceremony); Open races- top 25 ribbons (awarded to coaches in envelopes).
Team trophies: top three team plaques for the Freshman, Frosh-Soph, & Varsity Races, awarded at ceremony.
Registration: Register your team roster at http://www.athletic.net by Tuesday, September 23rd, before 11:00 PM. Teams failing to register online will be assessed a $50 administrative fee, and is indicated as such in the financial terms of the contract.
- Team camps should be set near the finish line. Please keep the starting area clear of team camps.
- Port-a-potties will be available near the starting line. Additional toilets may be open at the Washington Park Field house.
- Elementary schools must register online at www.athletic.net. Elementary races will be chip timed.
- Team entry fees must be paid by Wednesday, September 25th. Please be sure to have entry fees to us by that date.
DRW College Prep
Golder College Prep
Lincoln Way Cent (G)
Mother MacAulley (G)
Mt. Carmel (B)
Northridge Prep (B)
Rodgers Park Uno
UIC College Prep
University of Chicago Lab School
Urban Prep- Bronzville (B)