Nike XC Town Twilight Invitational 2024

Terre Haute, IN
Hosted by NSAF
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Meet Information



Cross Country Town USA, the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation (NSAF), Garmin, the Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Terre Haute South Vigo High School are excited for the opportunity to host the 2024 Nike XC Town Twilight at the LaVern Gibson Cross Country course, host of 15 national championships and this year's IHSAA State and NXR Midwest Regional Cross Country Championships.

Everyone is invited to participate in our JV, Open and Championship divisions against the best teams from the Midwest and the nation in a festive championship atmosphere complete with fanfare and fireworks for all to enjoy. The boys and girls USA Race of Champions, both Presented by Nike, will take place after sunset "under the lights!"

New for 2024! Due to massive growth in our meet, we will be adding a boys and girls Open section on Friday night "under the lights."

*Our event will be NFHS sanctioned.* All teams and individuals must represent his/her high school and be in good standing with the National Federation of State High School Associations.

Meet Date and Location:

Fri. & Sat, October 4-5, 2024 LaVern Gibson Championship XC Course, Terre Haute IN

What High Schools Can Compete? 

This meet is sanctioned by the NFHS.  All HS teams that are NFHS members are welcome to attend.  Teams will register under their school affiliation and must compete representing their respective high schools. Races are open to all high school teams regardless of location.

How do I register:

Registration opens June 4th, 2024. Use the link HERE to register. 

Entry Fees:

$180.00 per team of 10 (Open/ROC)

$45.00 per individual athlete

$400.00 bulk fee per school

*Entry fees can be made via credit card on AthleticNET or other arrangements must be made ahead of the meet.

Entry Deadline:

Sunday, September 29 at 5:00pm EDT

Race Schedule:

Friday (under the lights):


6:30pm- College Open Men

7:15pm- College Open Women

8:00pm- High School Boys Open (Max 10 athletes)

8:30pm- High School Girls Open (Max 10 athletes)

9:00pm- College Championship Men

9:15pm- High School Awards

9:45pm- College Championship Women 

6:20pm-JV Boys (unlimited entries)

7:00pm- JV Girls (unlimited entries)

7:40pm- Open Boys (limit 10) 

8:20pm- Open Girls (limit 10) 

9:00pm- Race of Champions Boys (limit 10)

9:30pm- Race of Champions Girls (limit 10)

Saturday, October 5


The boys and girls Race of Champions sections will be seeded by meet management and will include the top 30 teams that enter each section.  Teams not selected for these championship races, will be moved to the Open race.

Awards Ceremonies-Saturday

8:00pm- JV Girls awards

8:15pm- JV Boys awards

9:00pm- OPEN Girls awards

9:15pm-OPEN Boys awards

9:50pm ROC Girls awards

10:00pm ROC Boys awards

*Fireworks to follow

JV Races

A trophy will be awarded to the team champion in each JV section.

Top finisher t-shirts will be given to the top 5 individuals in each section.

Open Races

A trophy will be awarded to the team champion in each Open section.

Top finisher t-shirts will be given to the top 5 individuals in each section.

Race of Champions

Trophies will be awarded to the top team champions and runner-ups in each ROC section.

Top finisher t-shirts will be given to the top 10 individuals in each section.

Which race should I register for:

The JV and open sections will be open for registration at the coach's discretion. The Race of Champions will be limited to the top 30 teams that enter in each race. Any teams that do not make the ROC field will be placed in the Open section.

Packet Pick-up:

Course opens at 5:00pm for packet pick up and course run-thrus.


Retail Sales:

Nike apparel will be for sale beginning at 5:00pm on race day.

Bib Number/Timing Chip:

Shoe chips will be used.  Each athlete will be assigned two shoe chips that match the bib number.  Athletes must wear the assigned bib number and chips.  Chips will be collected in the finish line area.

Box Assignments:

Box number assignments will be included in the packets and will be available at check-in. They will also be available at the event website.


Results will be available on, AthleticNET and here.

Spectator Admission:

$5 per person, children under 10 are free. Parking is free!


Bottles of Gatorade and water will be available to athletes on site.

Lost and Found:

Any lost and found items can be picked up at the packet pick up area in the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center (same location as packet pick up and awards pick up).

On behalf of everyone involved in the 2024 Nike XC Town Twilight, thank you for attending our event.