East Jackson Comprehensive High School will host the seventh annual MainStreet Meet, sponsored by MainStreet Newspapers, on Tuesday, Oct. 13.
Teams from East Jackson, Jackson County, Jefferson, Banks County, Madison County and Commerce will take part, with the boys’ race scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. and the girls’ race to follow.
Runners will compete on a 3.1-mile course that starts and ends in Eagles Stadium.
The East Jackson boys won in 2007 and 2008, while Jackson County’s boys won in 2004 and 2005, the only boys’ teams to win back-to-back.
Jefferson’s girls have won the event three times, first in 2003 and then back-to-back in 2007 and 2008.
Middle school teams will also compete before the the varsity races.