KU to Host NJCAA Cross Country Championships

Aug. 23, 2004

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The University of Kansas will host the 2003 NJCAA Divisions I and II Cross Country Championships on Saturday, November 8th at Rim Rock Farm. Junior college teams from around the nation will converge just north of Lawrence to determine individual and team national champions for both men and women in two divisions. The four races begin at 9:30 am and will conclude at noon. An awards ceremony will follow at the course.

“It is an honor to be home to a national championship, and it speaks volumes about the quality of Rim Rock Farm and the reputation of the Kansas staff that we were selected to host this event,” said Tim Weaver, meet director for Kansas Track & Field and Cross Country. “Some of the premier runners in the nation will be in Lawrence this weekend to take on the various challenges that Rim Rock has to offer, not to mention each other. Anyone who has a passion for running or competition will be treated to a great show on Saturday.”

There is no admission charge for this championship event. There is a parking fee of $5 per car.

For more information about the event and full results, visit www.njcaa.org.