The SMC Cross Country program is announcing it's official 2017 fall cross country schedule. The schedule consist of 6 cross country meets and 2 half marathon races. The longest travel distance involved in regular season will be Louisville, Ky on 09/29/2017.
The team kicks off its season traveling to Boone, NC to compete in the Covered Bridge Open at Appt. State on 09/01/2017. The cross country season is then followed up at Winthrop on 09/16 before the team heads to Ky to compete in the Louisville Classic at Tom Sawyer Park on 09/29. Tom Sawyer Park will be the hosting course for the 2017 NCAA I XC National Championship so the team will expect a large crowd of teams at that meet. Many teams across the national will use that race as a preview race to the upcoming Xc Nationals.
The schedule starts to go in full gear with a visit to McAlpine Creek Park in Charlotte at the Queens City Invite followed up by SMC hosting the RegionX Championship at Milliken Park on 10/21. The team will also run in two half marathon events this season to ready themselves for the NJCAA HM Nationals.
The SCM squad is looking forward to a great year in 2017!