EIU Showdown


Neuqua Valley High School - Naperville, IL -- Neuqua Valley High School

EIU Showdown 

Hosted by Neuqua Valley High School 

Date: Saturday, August 26, 2023 

Location: Neuqua Valley High School 

2360 95th Street Naperville, IL 60564 

Teams: Bolingbrook, Downers Grove North, Jacobs, Neuqua Valley, Plainfield North  


7:00am - Bus Departs from DGN

8:30 am – Coaches’ meeting 

9:00 am – JV / Varsity Boys (2.95 miles) 

9:30 am – JV / Varsity Girls (2.95 miles) 

10:00 am – FS / JV Boys (2.2 miles)* 

10:30 am – FS / JV Girls (2.2 miles)* 

11:15 am – Awards near the finish line 

* Coaches can enter juniors / seniors in this race. 

Timing: Timing will be administered by Palatine Pack. Results will be posted on Athletic.net immediately after the starter approves them. 

Course: The course is three, flat, 1-mile loops. There are numerous turns, but the course will be very well marked. The course does pass over an asphalt access road, so shorter spikes are recommended. Here is the Course Map Link.

Awards: The top 10 finishers in each race will receive a t-shirt. 

Parking: stadium. Buses should then park on the south side of the main building. Spectator parking is allowed in any spot on the north and west side of the main building. 

Team Camps: Shade is at a premium so a tent(s) may be appropriate. Teams can use the inside of the track / bleachers for their team camp. There is a gate that opens from the track to the start area. 

Spectators Spectators are available to be on campus at no charge. We ask that all spectators be mindful of the runner's path. Please stay out of the running area until all racers have finished the race. 

Miscellaneous: There will be Athletic Trainers on site. They will supply ice and treatment for the athletes. Ice / water will also be provided at the end of each race for the athletes only. 

Concessions will NOT be available for spectators. 

Locker rooms will NOT be available for use. 

Porta-potties and our stadium restrooms will be available for athletes, coaches, and spectators. 

Shoe Drive: Please bring new / used running shoes or apparel to donate to the Winged Foot Foundation for those in need. See further information HERE. Thank you!