The Inaugural




(October 1st, 2011)



San Benito (Hollister) High School would like to invite you and your athletes to compete in the inaugural running of the Earthquake Cross Country Invitational. 


Directions:  The Course Begins in Haybaler Stadium located on the campus of Hollister High School (1220 Monterey St., Hollister, California 95023).


Course: 3.1 miles, located 2 miles from the famous San Andreas Fault line. The course begins and ends in the famous Haybaler Stadium. Dirt paths, down hills, flats, moderate climbs are all included in this new picturesque course overlooking and crossing over the San Andreas Fault basin. 


Awards: Top Finisher letterman jacket patches will be awarded to the top 15 varsity finishers in the men and women races. The Junior Varsity and Frosh/Soph top 15 finishers will be awarded medals. The top 3 teams in each division will receive a plaque in recognition of their top placement.


Schedule (Tentative):  

Time: division:                                    Awards:                                

9:00   frosh/Soph boys                        top 15 finishers/1st-3rd teams      

9:30   frosh/Soph girls                         top 15 finishers/1st-3rd teams      

10:00 JV boys race   top 15/1st-3rd teams  

10:30 JV girls race   top 15/1st-3rd teams  

11:00 Varsity boys race                      top 15 finishers /1st-3rd teams     

11:30 Varsity girls race                      top 15 finishers/1st-3rd teams      



Earthquake Rules/Schedule:  Varsity teams are limited to 7 runners. All other divisions are unlimited entries per team. Seniors may run on JV teams. 


Note (*): If registration in a division reaches 150 entries, a second race may be added, and the race day schedule will be adjusted. Race placement will be determined by your initial entry date/time on


Entry Fees: Add your total number of runners entered, boys and girls combined.

       $5 per individual

       $175 maximum per team

       * Checks made payable to Hollister High School Cross Country and due upon check-in.


Registration: All registration will be on Athletic.Net. Please add this race to your schedule as soon as possible so we can have a rough idea on the number of teams attending. Once an athlete is in the database, coaches can designate their athletes division at anytime without making changes on  Absolutely no additions will be made after the deadline. If they may possibly run, enter them.  You can update your entries until registration closes. Once registration is closed, you must pay for all entered athletes.  Registration closes on 9/27/2011 at 11:59pm. 


Contact:                Jess Morales SBHS Cross Country coach

                                Phone: home: (831) 801-7138   


                                      (No calls after 9:00pm please) 


                                      Registration questions please address to:

                                      Chip Powers