Culver Invitational

Over 4,000 total participants will compete in the 36th Annual Culver Academies Cross Country Invitational on September 23rd, 2017!

When: Saturday, September 23, 2017 @ Culver Academies

Directions: Culver Academies Campus, 1300 Academy RD Culver IN, 46511, Google Directions

Parking: Bus parking reserved behind the Chapel and around the athletic/facilities complex. 

Fans may park in a lot at the corner of IN-117 and IN-10 as well as other places designated by the Academy Security staff.  With over 4000 entries, there will be many runners, coaches, parents, and other fans here, so parking & movement may be somewhat limited.

The area south of the Chapel will be blocked off.  Please do not park along IN-10, our security staff will be enforcing this. 



*Culver Academies is on Eastern Time. All times are in EDT.

8:10 AM National Anthem  
8:20 AM Boys/Girls Combined Reserve MS Race (3,000 m – unlimited entry)
8:40 AM Girls Middle School Varsity Race (3,000 m – enter 10 runners maximum)
9:00 AM Boys Middle School Varsity Race (3,000 m – enter 10 runners maximum)
9:20 AM Girls Varisty Closed (5,000 m - enter 10 runners maximum)
9:25 AM Awards: all MS races East of Fleet Gymnasium
9:50 AM Boys Varsity Closed (5,000 m – enter 10 runners maximum)
10:20 AM Girls Varsity Open & Elite (5,000 m – enter 10 runners maximum)
10:35 AM Awards: Girls Closed & Boys Closed East of Fleet Gymnasium
10:50 AM Boys Varsity Open & Elite (5,000 m - enter 10 runners maximum)
11:20 AM Boys Frosh-Soph Race (3,000 m  (heat) – 10 runners max)
11:30 AM Awards: Girls Open & Boys Open East of Fleet Gymnasium
11:40 AM Girls Reserve (3,000 m  (heat) – unlimited entry)
11:50 AM Awards: Girls Elite & Boys Elite East of Fleet Gymnasium
12:05 PM Boys Reserve (3,000 m  (heat) – unlimited entry)
12:30 PM Awards: Boys Frosh-Soph, Girls Reserve, Boys Reserve East of Fleet Gymnasium
12:30 - 2:30 PM Meal @ Culver Academies Dining Hall For those that have made prior arrangements
Meet Info.

Course: Flat, smooth, grassy course with a few asphalt/concrete crossings & course marked with directional flags, cones and painted lines

Entry Fee: Minimum entry fees:  $100 entry per middle school boys team, $100 per middle school girls team, $100 entry per girls high school team & $100 entry per boys high school team Send check to: Athletic Director – Culver Academies – 1300 Academy Road #147 – Culver, IN  46511

Entry: Email entry to  by September 18 on Excel form sent by email

Mandatory: Entry roster emailed on the Excel form provided - no Word documents or FAX accepted!! Make sure all athletes are on your entry - no changes allowed after entry received

Team Check In: Check-in for coaches will be at the porch on the south side (lake side) of the building near the start line (East Barracks) 

Awards: Trophy for Champion and Runner-up teams; Ribbons to top 5 teams; Plaque for the winning individual and Medals for 1st-30th place individuals; Award ceremony for all races on east side of Fleet Gymnasium

Reserve Races: No team awards; Medals for 1st-30th place individuals



Results 2016

Girls MS Varsity Team Boys MS Varsity Team
Girls MS Reserve   Boys MS Reserve  
Girls Reserve Team Boys Frosh/Soph Team
Girls Varsity Closed Team Boys Reserve Team 
Girl Varsity Open Team Boys Varsity Closed Team
Girls Varsity Elite Team Boys Varsity Open  Team
    Boys Varsity Elite Team

Culver Academies Invitational Records

5,000 Meters (M): 14:47.9 Chris Derrick Neuqua Valley (IL) 2007
5,000 Meters (F): 17:12.5 Asjley Erba  Warsaw 2012
4,000 Meters (F): 13:44 Courtney Adams Brebeuf Prep 1995
3,000 Meters-MS-male 9:57.9 Eduardo Calderon  Lakeview MS (Warsaw) 2010
3,000 Meters-(MS)-female 11:03.1 Christine Sparks Tri-North MS (Bloomington) 2008

Invitational Team & Individual Champions: 1982-2013 Results

Culver Academies 5k Coures Top Times: Boys 1982-2013, Girls 2007-2013

Girls & Boys MS XC 3k Top Times: 2007 - 2013


For More Information Contact:

Michael Chastain (574-842-8395 Office) (574-527-9046 Cell)