Battle at the Border 2021

Nogales, AZ

Meet Information

1st Annual Battle at the Border,

When: Saturday, September 4th, 2021

Where: Nogales High School

Course: Nogales Cross Country CourseCoaches, thank you for joining us to kick off the 2021 Cross Country Season. Nogales High School is hosting this event that will take place on our fun, yet challenging, course on the NHS campus at 1905 N. Apache Blvd. The staging area will be on our football field, where teams are welcome to set up camp. Restrooms and concessions will be available to all, as well as T-shirts and other merchandise.


All athletes must check in 15 minutes prior to the start of their race. Course monitors will also be on hand to support student athletes during their race, as well as an Athletic Trainer in case of any emergencies/injuries.Race

Schedule:8:00 AM - Coaches Meeting

 8:15 AM - Presentation of Colors/National Anthem

8:30 AM - Girls Open Race 

9:15 AM - Girls Varsity

10:00 AM - Boys Open Race 

10:45 AM - Boys Varsity

11:30 AM - Awards Ceremony

Parking: School buses, vans  and spectators' vehicles may park in the student parking lot, located at the south end of the school where you enter. 

Awards: Varsity team trophies will be presented for 1st-2nd places. Varsity Races: Medals to top 15 finishers, Boys and Girls. Open Races: Medals to top 15 finishers, Boys and Girls.

Entries: All entries must be made on  Entries will be open and close at 11:59 PM on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.

Fee: $150.00/gender. $275.00 for both boys and girls. Individuals: $20.00.  Payments can be mailed to Nogales High School, C/O Cross Country, 1905 Apache Blvd., Nogales, AZ 85621. Checks should be made out to Nogales High School Cross Country. Hospitality Rm: Coaches and Officials will be provided with a hospitality room, located in the weight room at the top entrance to the field.

Timing: RoadRunner Race Timing,


We once again thank you for supporting us. Please feel free to email or call Coach Liz Thomson (520-331-6535 or  or Athletic Director  Eric Sowle ( in case any questions arise. A course map has been attached for your reference.


Battle at the Border Invoice


School Name:


_________ Boys Team $150.00


_________ Girls Team $150.00


_________ Both $275.00


Mail checks with completed invoice to:

Nogales High School

c/o Cross Country

1905 N. Apache Blvd.

Nogales, AZ. 85621