Meet Information

A mid-season competition with races for everyone in the cool night air of Casa Grande, AZ. Bring your running shoes for the 13th Annual community ‘open’ run or cheer on the cross country harriers in 19 different races, including the premiere Sole Sports Sweepstakes races and the always competitive Team Championship races. We will again have a junior high/ middle school section! Come and race against the BEST the state of Arizona has as well as teams from all over the US. This is now the Nike Pre-Southwest Regional meet as well, so it is an opportunity to race on the same course as the Nike Southwest Regional Championships and score some AT LARGE points! The looped course is lined with lights, creating a unique racing opportunity that allows coaches and spectators to view at numerous points.

Date: Friday, September 27, 2019

Our Location: Grande Sports World

12684 W. Gila Bend Hwy

Casa Grande, AZ 85193

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Entries: (Entries will Close on Sunday Sept 15th 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

Entry Fee: Twilight Festival / Nike Pre-Southwest Invite $325/team or $375 combined program for high school (please make checks payable to and mail to the below address): If not registered and paid by Sept 13, a $100 late fee will apply.

Desert Twighlight, LLC

PO Box 2022

Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Contact Ellie Hardt to register:

updated 6/17/19