2017 Spartan Invite

2017 Auto Owners Cross Country Spartan Invitational
Sponsored by Playmakers

2017 Team Registration Form ---- Coach's Information ---- 2017 Registered Teams

Registration Note: Middle school, high school, and college teams should complete the 2017 Team Registration Form to officially enter the Spartan Invite. High/Middle School teams will be invited to complete athlete registration using and College/Universities will be invited to complete registration on Direct Athletics. Collegiate unattached athletes do not need to register on the Team Registration Form, but only within Direct Athletics. 

Team Registration is now open for the 2017 Spartan Invite Cross Country Meet taking place at Forest Akers East Golf Course on Friday, September 15. Register today and reserve your team's spot to join the celebration of Cross Country. The Spartan Invite, is not only one of the biggest cross country meets in the state, but also one of the most competitive and fun for the athletes, coaches, and spectators! Join us and watch a day full of great races with individual and team competitions.

Date: Friday, September 15, 2017

Site: Michigan State University’s - Forest Akers East Golf Course

Parking: MSU Commuter Lot - Corner of Mt. Hope and Farm Lane

Spartan Gear: Spartan Invite and MSU Cross Country gear will be for sale. (Credit cards are accepted)

Spectator Entrance Fee: $7 (Shuttle Bus from parking lot is free)

2017 Attending Teams 
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2017 Spartan Invite - Schedule of Events

Collegiate Race Schedule

11:40 AM - College Women 6K

12:15 PM - College Men 8K

High School Race Schedule

12:50 PM - High School Girls Bronze Race (Division 2 & 3) Awards Stage - 2:00pm

1:15 PM - High School Girls “Spartan” Elite Awards Stage - 3:00pm

1:40 PM - High School Boys Bronze Race (Division 2 & 3) Awards Stage - 3:20pm

2:00 PM - High School Boys “Spartan” Elite Awards Stage - 3:45pm

2:20 PM - High School Girls JV #1 (Bronze and Spartan Elite Teams) Awards – In finish chute

2:50 PM - High School Boys JV #1 (Bronze and Spartan Elite Teams) Awards – In finish chute

3:20 PM - High School Girls Green Race (Division 1 & 2) Awards Stage - 4:35pm

3:45 PM - High School Girls White Race (Division 3 & 4) Awards Stage - 5:20pm

4:10 PM - High School Boys Green Race (Division 1 & 2) Awards Stage - 5:00pm

4:30 PM - High School Boys White Race (Division 3 & 4) Awards Stage - 5:50pm

4:50 PM - High School Girls JV #2 (White and Green Teams) Awards – In finish chute

5:20 PM - High School Boys JV #2 (White and Green Teams) Awards – In finish chute

Middle School

5:50 PM - Middle School “Varsity” Boys - Top 10 Runners Team Awards - 6:30pm

6:05 PM - Middle School “Varsity” Girls - Top 10 Runners Team Awards - 6:40pm

6:20 PM - Middle School - All remaining athletes Awards - In finish chute

(Schedule is tentative and may adjusted slightly to accommodate races. Please check starting August 1, for final schedule)

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A special thanks to Auto Owners Insurance and Lansing Sports Authority for sponsoring the Spartan Invite. Thank you to Playmakers for serving as event support, t-shirt sales, and as a major sponsor.    


Meet Director

Andy Marsh
2299 W. Grand River Ave. 
Okemos, MI 48864 (preferred)
(517) 420-0432 (emergency)

Michigan State University 
Track and Field Event Manager