to Away Girls Cross Country Courses
(To be listed alphabetically by school or event other than Detweiller
Park, annual site of state meet)
Lyons Township Home Course @ LT South Campus, Western Springs
Willow Springs Road, Western Springs. Go east on 55th Street to Willow Springs Road. Turn left (north) and go to the LT South
Campus, which will be just before 47th Street. Turn into the parking lot at the last (northernmost) entrance and go to the
back of the school. The course is on school grounds west of the school, just south of the tennis courts. Starting line is
at south end of school near varsity softball diamond.
Hinsdale Central home course
@ Katherine Legge Memorial Park (KLM), Hinsdale
5901 S. County Line Road, Hinsdale. Go east on 55th Street to
County Line Rd. Turn right (south) and go about 3/4 of a mile to the Katherine Legge Memorial Park entrance at the south end
of the park, on the east side of County Line Rd. Park in lot on west end of park and walk to the course start/ finish area
on the east side of the park.
Detweiler Park, Peoria
I-55 south to I-80. Take 80 west to Route 29 (exit says Hennepin/ to Peoria). Stay on 29 south. Once past the town of Chillicothe,
begin watching for Detweiler Park on the right side. The IIlinois River will be on your left. Detweiler Park is located on
the northern edge of Peoria on Route 29.
Flashrock Invitational (Carmel,
Northview Chrisitan Life Church (12900 Hazel Dell Parkway,
Take I-294 south into I-80/94 east as you cross into Indiana. Take I-65 south
towards Indianapolis. Travel about 130 miles to I-65 east (exit 129). Merge
onto US 52 east. Take the Keystone Avenue exit (Exit 33). Stay left and take
the ramp toward Carmel. Turn left onto Keystone Avenue. Take the Main Street
ramp and merge onto east Main Street. Enter the next roundabout and take the
first exit onto Hazel Dell Parkway. The course will be on your left at the corner
of Hazel Dell Parkway and 131st Street on the grounds of the Northview
Christian Life Church
Park District course
(6700 S. 78th Avenue, Summit)
Take 55th street east until dead end at Joliet Road. Take left (north) on
Joliet Road for about one mile. Take First Avenue ramp and go east. First
Avenue becomes Archer Avenue at the bottom of the hill. Take a right (Frito-Lay
plant will be on your right). Go about 2 miles on Archer until 66th Place (just
past viaduct). At the stoplight at 66th Place, take a left to the first stop
sign. Take a right and the street will dead end into the park district parking
Glenbard West Home Course @ Camera Park in Glendale Heights
101 E. Fullerton
Avenue, Glendale Heights. Take I-355 north to the North Ave. exit and go left. Go to Bloomingdale Rd. and go right. The park
is approximately 1/4 mile west (turn left) of Bloomindale Rd. on Fullerton Ave. (one mile north of North Ave.).
St. Charles North Home Course @ LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve (37W 370 Dean Street,
west to exit for Kirk Road/North Farnsworth Avenue (the Chicago Premium Outlets exit). Take a right (north) onto Kirk Road/North
Farnsworth Avenue. Travel north past Kane County Cougars ballpark and Roosevelt Road (Route 38) all the way to North Avenue
(Route 64), referred to as Main Street in St. Charles. Take a left (west) at Route
64/Main Street and travel over Fox River. Turn right (north) on 9th Street. Continue onto Dean Street in northwest direction.
Forest preserve will be on your right. NOTE: Spectators cannot park at forest preserve, unless displaying
state-issued handicap plates or shields nor at Riverside Community Church this year (2014). Refer to parking options on homepage.
North Twilight Meet @ Naperville North High School
899 Mill Street, Naperville. Take Ogden Avenue (Route
34) west. School is on southwest corner of Ogden and Mill. Parking entrances only are available off Mill Street -- near intersection
and north and south of tennis courts.
Downers Grove North home course @ Greene Valley Forest Preserve,
Take 63rd Street west. 63rd will angle southwest and turn into Hobson Road. Take Hobson to Green Road
(just past Route 53; there will be a barn on the corner) and turn left. Go about 1/4 mile and turn left into the Greene Valley
Preserve parking lot. This is DGN's home course.
Class 3A Regional Meet
directions to be determined)
Class 3A Sectional Meet @ KLM
directions from Hornet-Red Devil Invitational)
IHSA State Championships
@ Detweiler Park, Peoria
See directions for the regular-season First-to-the Finish Invitational.
Other area courses
Lockport Home Course @ Dellwood Park
Take Route 83 south across the Cal-Sag bridges, etc. Stay right on 83/171 (Archer Avenue) after crossing bridges. 171
south will take you straight to Lockport (past Cog Hill, Lemont, etc.). Go through Lockport. At the far end of town, Dellwood
Park is at the corner of 171 and Parkview and will be on your left. It is about a 35 minute drive.
course @ Midlothian Meadows
15500 S. Pulaski Road, Chicago: Course is located at 157th Street and Pulaski, across the street from Bremen High School.
Take I-294 South and exit south at 127th/Cicero exit. Stay left at the split (50/Cicero Ave. south). Go right
on Cicero and take to 147th; Go left about 1 mile to Pulaski. Go right. Go past Bremen High School (on your left)
and then turn into the second forest preserve entrance after the high school. Start/Finish area is at the second pavilion
area on your left.
Minooka Home Course @ Channahon Community
I-55 south to Route 6 exit. Go east on Route 6 and take a quick left (heading north) onto Frontage Road to McLintock
Road. Take right on McLintock (heading east) and the course will be on your left. Use second park entrance. (Map
to Channahon Community Park at bottom of this page)
OPRF home course @ Schiller Woods
I-294 north. As approach Rosemont
area, get to the far right lanes and exit at Balmoral Avenue (NOTE: This is an I-PASS ONLY toll booth. See below
to exit instead at River Road). Take right at Balmoral Road stoplight (east) to River Road. Take right at River Road stoplight
(south) and continue until you reach stoplight at Irving Park Road (Route 19). Take a left (east) for only one-quarter mile.
Course will be on your left (north of Irving Park). If you reach stoplight at Cumberland, you have driven too far east.
If you cannot exit at Balmoral Avenue, stay in far right lanes, continue about
1/2 mile north and exit at River Road. At stoplight, take right (south) to reach Irving Park Road (Route 19).
West home course @ Proviso West High School, Hillside
Take Route 83 north to Roosevelt
Road. Go east on Roosevelt to Wolf Road. Turn left and go north on Wolf about
1/2 mile to the Proviso West High School entrance. Park in the lot near the field house/indoor track. The start and finish
area of the course is on the southeast side of the school, east of (behind) the indoor track.
North Home Course @ St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Warrenville
Take I-88 west to Winfield Rd. Go north on Winfield
to Butterfield Rd. After crossing Butterfield, go about 100 meters and turn right into the forest preserve. Marshals will
direct drivers from there.
Whitney Young Home Course @ Washington Park, Chicago
I-55 north to Lake Shore Drive South. Exit at 57th Street (by the museum) and head west on 57th Street. Go to Cornell Ave.
and turn left (south) to Midway Plaisance/59th St. Go right (west) one-way), past Cottage Grove Ave., to Payne Dr. and go
right (north) into Washington Park. It curves west; go left onto Morgan Dr. to Russell Dr. The meet will be set up along Russell
Drive inside Washington Park.
York home course @ Berens
Park, Elmhurst (NEW COURSE SINCE 2015)
493 N. Oaklawn Ave., Elmhurst. Take Route 83 north to
North Avenue. Turn right and go east to West Avenue. Turn left (north) at stoplight at West. Turn right (east) at stop
sign at Armitage Avenue. Park is on northeast corner of Armitage and Oaklawn.
Minooka H.S. website map to Channahon Community Park