2022 Meet Information


We are coming back bigger and better with our new home @ Coyote RUN Golf course@ Leisure World in MEsa , Arizona!!

A mid-season competition with races for everyone in the cool night air of Mesa, AZ . Bring your shoes for our Community race and watch the cross country harriers in 19 different races, including the premiere Sweepstakes races and the always competitive Team Championship races. We will again have our JH Race!! Come and race against the BEST the state of Arizona has as well as teams from all over the US. The looped course, is beautiful, all grass, beautifully groomed and lined with lights, creating a unique racing opportunity that allows coaches and spectators to view at numerous points. The course will be FAST!!

Date: Friday, September 30,2022

Our Location: Coyote Run Golf Course @ Leisure World

1548 Leisure World

Mesa, AZ 85206

Check out the Cool Venue: https://www.lwca.com/web/golf-lwca/the-courses

Entries: athletic.net (Entries will Close on Wednesday, Sept 21st at 11:59 pm. )

Large School Division: 1800 or more students

Small School Division: Less than 1800 students

Championship Races: If you think your team is good but not one of the top teams that will be placed into the Sweepstakes race then you can enter your squad in this race, no matter what your school size. This race will include both large and small schools going head to head. It is considered very competitive just a step below the Sweepstakes race. (25 teams will be allowed into this race)

Sweepstake Races: Top 25 teams as determined by the Race committee. This will include teams that have STAND OUT individuals as well. Meet director will let coaches know personally if they are allowed to enter into this section. Most competitive race of the night

Team Entry Fee: Desert Twilight XC Festival – $400/HS team or $450 HS combined program (i.e. boys and girls teams from the same school) (please make checks payable to and mail to the below address MEMO: DESERT TWILIGHT 2022): If not registered and paid by Sept.21st a $100 late fee will apply. (Due to rising costs of all rental equipment, toilets, lights, security, etc and venue we have had to increase the rate$50.)

Community Race : $50 per person payable via check, paypal or venmo prior to race day. All fees have to be paid prior to race day .

***Sending payment does NOT ensure registration to the meet! You MUST be accepted into the meet through athletic.net!!!***

VENMO: @deserttwilightxcinvite (Look for our LOGO)

Desert Twighlight, LLC

PO Box 2022

Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Contact Ellie Hardt to register:


updated 7/4/2022