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Fourth Annual Furman Cross Country Classic To Be Held Saturday

Furman Cross Country
Furman Cross Country

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The fourth annual Furman Cross Country Classic will be held Sat., Sept. 10, on the Furman University Golf Course. The Paladins welcome 30 college teams and nine high school teams to the event. 

The races will kick off with the Blue Shoes Open 5K at 7:30 a.m.  The collegiate women's 6K event will commence at 8:30 a.m., followed by the collegiate men's 8K race at 9:15 a.m.  At 10 a.m. the high school girls' championship 5K will begin, followed by the high school boys' championship 5K race at 10:45 a.m.  An awards presentation will follow at 11:30 a.m.

All races will be held on the cross country course of the Furman Golf Club, which has hosted two NCAA Division I Cross Country championships.  The was also the site of the 2015 Southern Conference Championships.

Live results will be available following each race at http://www.ptgrouponline.com/Live/2016/XC/Furman1/ and on www.furmanpaladins.com, the official website for Furman University athletics.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information