CSL Invite


Vernon Hills High School - Vernon Hills, IL -- Vernon Hill Athletic Complex

Be at HPHS at 6:50am for the bus. We plan to leave at 7:00am. 

2023 CSL Conference Championship Meet hosted by Vernon Hills High School

Race Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023 

Location: Vernon Hills High School Athletic Complex 

145 Lakeview Parkway, 

Vernon Hills, IL 60061 




Glenbrook North


Glenbrook South 

Highland Park 

Maine East


Maine South 

Maine West 

New Trier


Niles North 

Niles West 

Vernon Hills


Chip Return: All athletes will be assigned a shoe chip and bib chip. The shoe chip must be returned after their race. Coaches should collect all chips and return them to the timing company who will be at/near the finish line. 

Course: Course map can be found here. The course is located on the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex. The course is flat and the running surface is grass. The 2-mile course consists of one large loop around the north and south sections of the complex followed by one loop around the north section before finishing just south of the softball stadium. The 3-mile course consists of one large loop, then two loops around the north section. The start, 1-mile mark, and finish are the same for both distances. Athletes will cross a section of road between the north and south sections of the course. The pavement will be covered by an outdoor runway. Spikes are allowed. The course will not be open for practice prior to the conference meet. 

Schedule: 8:00 AM – Coaches’ Meeting (at Finish Line Tent)
(UPDATED) 8:30 AM – Varsity Girls (7 runners), 3 miles
9:00 AM – Varsity Boys (7 runners), 3 miles
9:30 AM – JV Girls (Unlimited), 3 miles
10:00 AM – Sophomore Boys (Unlimited), 3 miles
10:30 AM – Frosh/Soph Girls (Unlimited), 3 miles
11:00 AM – JV Boys (Unlimited), 3 miles
11:30 AM – Open Girls (Unlimited), 2 miles
12:00 PM – Freshman Boys (Unlimited), 2 miles

Results will be posted as soon as possible after each race on LIVE.ATHLETIC.NET

Officials: Larry Genge and Ben Knudson 

Awards: Varsity Races: a team trophy will be awarded to the winner of the conference meet. The top 14 finishers in each division will receive an individual medal. The varsity awards will be presented during the awards ceremony in the stadium. In the event of bad weather, the awards ceremony will take place in the lobby at VHHS. 

Lower Level Races: awards for the lower level races will be placed in an envelope for coaches to pick up at the ticket booth at the conclusion of the meet. 

Parking: Buses should enter the facility at the north intersection of Fairway Drive and Nike Parkway. Athletes should be dropped off in front of the tennis courts. Buses will be directed to park in the BD parking lot. Teams will make their way to the buses in the BD lot (cut through the tennis courts) when they’re ready to leave. Spectator parking is available in the parking lots surrounding the complex. 

T-Shirts: CSL Conference t-shirts were pre-ordered. You may pick up your pre-ordered team shirts at the ticket booth. A limited number of t-shirts will be for sale at the meet. 

Concessions: The concession stand is located in the stadium. 

Tents: Team tents can be set up on the stadium turf field. Stakes are not permitted. 

Restrooms: Restrooms are located next to the concession stand. Portable restrooms will also be located in several areas around the facility. 

Dogs: Dogs must be kept on a leash in accordance with village leash laws and dog owners must clean up after their dog.