Slippery Rock to Host 2018 NCAA Division II Pre-National/Regional Cross Country Race

Slippery Rock University, host of the 2018 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships and the 2018 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Atlantic Region Championships, will host a Pre-National/Regional Cross Country Race on Saturday, October 20, 2018, the school announced today.

“We’re excited to host a pre-national/regional race on this course,” said Slippery Rock’s Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach, John Papa. “This will be a great opportunity for teams to preview the course prior to the Atlantic Region meet and the National Championships.”

The Pre-National/Regional Cross Country Race will be held at the Bob O’Connor Golf Course located in Schenley Park in Pittsburgh, Pa., the same location as both the 2018 Atlantic Region and NCAA Division II Championships. The men’s 8000m race will be at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time, and the women’s 6000m race will be at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The entry fee will be $200 men’s teams and $200 for women’s teams.

Slippery Rock University will post additional meet details on the university’s athletics website –  www.rockathletics.com – by August 1, 2018. Interested coaches may contact Slippery Rock’s Head Cross Country and Track & Field Coach, John Papa.