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2019 Boiler Up Invitational
2019 Boiler Up Invitational
September 15, 2019
Hosted by Purdue Running Club

Race Information

Course Location:
Schwartz Tennis Center
West Lafayette, IN

Terrain: Stable grass footing with possibility of mud depending on weather. Course is about 2/3 grass straightaways and 1/3 rolling hills.

Spikes can be worn at the runner's discretion.

Awards: Awards will be given to the Top 10 individuals and Top 3 teams in both races.

Event Schedule:  (Subject to Change)

9:30 AM - Women's 6k
10:30 AM - Men's 8k

Other Information

Hotel information:
Four Points by Sheraton -
1600 Cumberland Ave, West Lafayette, IN 47906
Roughly 10 minutes to course

Prestige Inn -
1217 Sagamore Pkwy W, West Lafayette, IN 47906
Roughly 10 minutes to course.

Campus Inn -
200 Brown St, West Lafayette, IN 47906
Roughly 20 minutes to course

Hilton Garden Inn -
356 E State St, West Lafayette, IN 47906
Roughly 20 minutes to course

Hampton Inn & Suites -
160 Tapawingo Dr, West Lafayette, IN 47906
Roughly 20 minutes to course

From Indianapolis
Take I-65 North to State Road 25 (exit 175).
Take a left on State Road 25, towards Lafayette, for approximately 1 mile.
Turn right on Sagamore Parkway. Stay on Sagamore for approx. 2 miles to Yeager Road (fourth stoplight).
Turn left on Yeager Road.
Follow ensuing roundabout (approximately 0.25 miles) to Northwestern Avenue.
Make a right on Cherry Lane (second stoplight).
Continue on Cherry Lane to McCormick Road (first stop sign; approximately 1 mile).
Turn left on McCormick Road.

Parking will be at the Cordova Recreational Sports Center lot (355 N Martin Jischke Dr, West Lafayette, IN 47906).

Highly Recommended: Drivers drop off participants at the course and then park in the CoRec parking lot. Shuttles will be provided for drivers at the back of the Rec Center.

Social Event:
No info Provided

T-shirt: N

Registration Information:

Registration opens on August 15, 2019
Registration closes on September 12, 2019 at 11:59pm

Cost: $10 per runner or $300 per team.

Checks payable to: Purdue Running Club

Cancellation Policy:

Eligibility: This is a QUALIFYING event.

All competitors are student members of a NIRCA member club.

An individual runner's participation in this event meets one of the qualifying criteria to race at Nationals.

For complete eligibility requirements for Nationals, go to:

Course Map: