2021 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships

Hosted by Dickinson College

@ Big Spring High School, Newville Pa.

November 13, 2021


Race Information

Men’s 8,000m Race: 11:00 a.m.

Women’s 6,000m Race: 12:00 p.m.

Award Ceremony: 1:30 p.m. 



Big Spring High School

100 Mt. Rock Road

Newville, Pennsylvania 17241



Online entries will be available on DirectAthletics starting at 8 a.m. on Monday, October 25th. Coaches must submit the forms online by 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 7th. Institutions submitting late entries are subject to a fine of $400 per gender. The deadline for late regional entries is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9th. 


Packet Pick-Up:

Packets will be available on Friday, November 12th from 3:00-5:00 p.m. or Saturday, November 13th from 8:30-10:00 a.m. at the finish line building. Teams are not permitted on the high school property prior to 3:00 p.m. on Friday.

Course maps and descriptions will also be available at pick-up and host representatives will be there to answer any questions about the course.


Practice Schedule:

Practice access to the course is limited to Friday (11/12) and the day of competition (11/13), weather permitting. Practice will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday. The course will then open again on Saturday at 9:00 a.m.

For any severe weather updates on race day call 610-608-0233 or visit @DsonRedDevils on Twitter.



Timing chips will be attached to bibs and must be worn on both front and back in order to be included in race results.



Weather Policy:

If the women's race is suspended before the 2,000-meter mark the event could be restarted after a two-hour delay. If the competition is beyond 2,000-meters a postponement until Sunday would be recommended. 

On the men's side should the event be stopped prior to 3,000-meters the race could start again once a two-hour window has passed. If the race is past 3,000-meters the teams would be advised to come back on Sunday.

Lightning Detection Memo / Lightning Detection Procedures


Course Maps:

Can be found at the bottom of the page.



Plenty of parking is available on site at the high school.



Athletic Training:

Alex Bazink of Dickinson College will serve as the official athletic trainer for the event. Teams with special needs should contact them as soon as possible to make all necessary arrangements.


Alex Bazink: Phone: 717-245-1651, Cell: 570-498-2051, E-mail: bazinka@dickinson.edu


The Medical tent on-site will be open from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, November 12th and will be supplied with ice and water. On Saturday, it will be open for taping needs from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Athletic trainers will be available on Friday and Saturday in the medical tent. In addition, on Saturday, EMS will be on-site and a physician will be on call for any urgent needs. 

Student-athletes needing taping on race day should go to the medical tent on site with written documentation of their taping needs from their athletic trainer. Each team is responsible for bringing a fully-stocked medical kit along with insurance and emergency contact information.


Results/Sports Information:

Complete Individual and team results will be distributed to all institutions by Dickinson’s Director of Athletic Communications: David Adamovage as soon as possible after the meet. Sports Information Directors with additional needs should forward those requests to David.


David Adamovage: Phone: 717-245-1652, E-mail: adamovad@dickinson.edu


Spectator Information 

Ticket Information

There will be no cost to attend the regional meet.



There is parking available at Big Spring High School.


COVID-19 Information

In accordance with CDC guidelines masking will be required at any indoor location (regardless of vaccination status). When outside masking is optional for vaccinated spectators but is required for any unvaccinated individual. 


Hotel Information (located in Carlisle):

Fairfield Inn

1528 Commerce Ave.

Carlisle, Pa. 17015

Comfort Suites

10 S Hanover St.

Carlisle, Pa. 17013

Super 8

100 Alexander Spring Rd.

Carlisle, Pa. 17013

Day’s Inn

1255 Harrisburg Pike

Carlisle, Pa. 17013

Sleep Inn

5 E Garland Dr.

Carlisle, Pa. 17013

Country Inn & Suites

1529 Commerce Ave. 

Carlisle, Pa. 17015



Food Options near course (All located in Carlisle):

Subway, Burger King, Panera, Misenos, Arbys, Great Wall, Taco Bell, Dunkin Donuts, Sheetz, McDonalds, Cracker Barrel, Scales, Quizno’s, Wendy’s, Chili’s, Applebees, Friendly’s, Pizza Hut



Mid-Atlantic Regional Meet Personnel/Contact Information:


Meet Director:

Don Nichter, phone: 717-385-5320, e-mail: nichter@dickinson.edu


Division III NCAA Site Representative

Jessica Smith, phone: 724-264-4726, e-mail: smithjl@gcc.edu


Athletic Trainer:

Alex Bazink, phone: 717-245-1888, e-mail: bazinka@dickinson.edu



David Adamovage, phone : 717-245-1652, e-mail: adamovad@dickinson.edu


NCAA Participation Manual


Course Maps