Owensboro Invitational 2023

Owensboro, KY
Hosted by Owensboro
Timing/Results C3 Timing

Meet Information

Owensboro Cross Country Invitational

Saturday, September 2nd, 2023

Entry Deadline: Tuesday, August 29th, 2023 @ 9:00pm. Any additions after final deadline, Wednesday, October 30th, will be $5 per addition payable to C3 Timing. Cash or Check

Coaches, You and your cross-country team are invited to participate in the 57th Owensboro Cross Country Invitational. The Owensboro Cross-Country Invitational is one of the oldest and most historic meets in Kentucky. Our competition will again be held at Yellow Creek Park. The course layout provides many opportunities for coaches, families, and fans to observe the competition.

TEAM NOTICE: Owensboro Athletics does not allow for the participation of unattached athletes, club teams, home school athletes, home school cooperatives, or private schools not affiliated with KHSAA or neighboring state associations (IHSAA, TSSAA, OHSAA....) at any level of this Invitational (Elementary, Middle School, or Varsity). 

Race distances will be 5K for high school, 3K for middle school, and 3K for elementary.

Elementary races will be for grades 5 and under.

Middle School races will be for grades 8 and under.

Location: Yellow Creek Park - 5710 Hwy. 144 Owensboro KY 42303


Coaches Meeting 8:00

Girls Elem. - FIRST CALL - 8:15
                     2nd CALL     - 8:25
                     START ------ -8:30 
Boys Elem - FIRST CaLL -  9:00
                     2nd CALL    -  9:10
                     START         -  9:15
Girls Varsity- FIRST CALL - 9:45
                      2nd CALL    -  9:55
                      START        - 10:00
Boys Varsity - FIRST CALL - 10:30
                       2nd CALL     - 10:40
                       START          - 10:45
Girls MS      - FIRST CALL - 11:15
                      2nd CALL      - 11:25
                       START          - 11:30
Boys MS     -  FIRST CALL  - 11:45
                       2nd CALL      -  11:55
                       START           -  12:00


Elementary: Top Boys/Girls Team Trophy, Top 10 Individual Awards

Middle School: Top Boys/Girls Team Trophy, Top 15 Individual Awards

Varsity: Top 2 Boys/Girls Team Trophy, Top 15 Individual Awards

If you have any questions please email:

Griffin Kelley (Head Coach OHS Boys): Griffin.Kelley@owensboro.kyschools.us

Byron Morris (Head Coach OHS Girls): Byron.Morris@owensboro.kyschools.us

*The KHSAA has regulations regarding the heat index. If the heat index is too great, we will switch each race to 4,000 meters in duration. This will be discussed at the Coaches Meeting and if a change is to take effect, it will be announced at that time.


Varsity Teams

$85 each for boys and girls or $20 per individual

Middle School Teams

$60 each for boys and girls or $12 per individual

Elementary Teams

$45 each for boys and girls or $10 per individual

Mail To:

Owensboro High School

Attn: Byron Morris

1800 Frederica St.

Owensboro, KY 42301

Admission: $5 Per Car, CASH ONLY


If your school requires us to submit to you a meet contract, please contact Cathy Hoffman: Cathay.Hoffman@owensboro.kyschools.us


A certified athletic trainer will be on site before and during the meet for any needs that may arise.