SMC Cross Country announces it's official fall schedule

SMC Cross Country announces it's official fall schedule

Spartanburg, SC:

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!