Chick-Fil-A Beckley Invitational 2019

Beckley, WV

Meet Information



Woodrow Wilson is excited to have you attend the 2019 Chick-fil-A Beckley Invitational.  This is our 8th year hosting this race, and we hope our spectator-friendly course exceeds your expectations.  Below are a few notes for coaches, athletes and parents.  

1)  Race timing will be done by TriStateRacer.  Please be sure to enter on by Wednesday August 21 at 10pm.  

2)  BUS PARKING will be at the front of the middle and elementary schools.  To provide a safer environment for our athletes, there will be no spectator parking on the school grounds.   All Parking will be in the grass fields as listed below. 

3)  SPECTATOR PARKING will be available on the grass lots adjacent the school grounds.  These areas are not accessible from the school grounds.  From the Beckley Bypass, take Pinecrest #2 or Pinecrest #3 and follow the signs.  There will be directional signs posted on all access roads.  We will have several vehicles that can carry your gear up the hill and help with persons needing assistance.  There will be a spectator fee.

4)  REGISTRATION tent and concessions will be near the parking lot across of Beckley-Stratton MS. 

5)  RACE T-SHIRTS  will be sold adjacent the concession stand.  Get yours early, as there is a limited supply.

 6)  TENT CITY  There will be 3 areas to choose from to place you team tent.  Signs will be posted. 

7)  BATHROOMS  will be inside Beckley-Stratton Middle School only.  Please do not go down the halls of the school.   SPIKES MAY NOT BE WORN INSIDE THE SCHOOL.

8)  EMERGENCY  ambulance service will be on hand  

Race Times:      8:00 am Course Opens  (JV and Varsity run together, top 7 counts for team placing)

                          9:30 am High School Girls 

10:00 am High School Boys  

10:30 am HS Awards

11:00 am Middle School Girls

11:45 am Middle School Boys

12:30 pm MS Awards


Entry Fees:      $ 50 per team/$ 90 for Boys and Girls team per school;     $ 10 per Individual

                        There will be a spectator fee. 

Checks                        WWHS - Cross Country

Payable to:     400 Stanaford Road

                        Beckley, WV 25801

Entries:           Please register through  or email roster in Excel form to    Computerized scoring will be used. 

Entry Fee and Entries must be received by 9pm, Wednesday, August 21st.  


Awards:          Team Award for Champion and Runner-up for each race.

Individual Awards for top 20 runners in each race.


Course:           Challenging course with rolling hills and woods. 

                        Mostly grass, with one asphalt crossing. 

                        Course is very spectator friendly.

                        New Course Maps will be posted soon on


Directions:      The course is located adjacent Beckley Stratton Middle School

From I-64 East, South of Beckley, Take Exit # 124. 

                        The Exit Ramp leads onto Joe L Smith Dr:

                        **Bus Parking will be at BEST Middle:

Travel through 2 stop lights; take next LEFT onto Pinecrest #2.

                                    At stop sign, turn RIGHT.  Travel 3/10 mile to Beckley Stratton

Middle School entrance on the LEFT.   Parking Attendants will assist.


**Spectator parking: 

Travel through 2 stop lights; take next LEFT onto Pinecrest #2.

                                    Travel through stop sign, continue as road veers right (signs posted).

Parking Attendants will assist.


If you have any questions or concerns, please email me at 


Thank you and I hope to see you on August 24th.


George Barbera,

Head Coach WWHS Cross Country