Cross Country Teams to Race in SAC Champ.November 5, 2010
Meets to be held at Wingate on Saturday
WINGATE, N.C. - The Mars Hill men's and women's cross country teams will race at the†2010 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference cross country championships on Saturday.†The meet will be held on Wingateís campus at the cross country facility. The starting line for the races will be directly behind the press box at the soccer field.
The menís 8K championship race will begin at 9 a.m., with the womenís 5K championship race getting started at 10:15 a.m. A brief opening ceremony will take place at 8:30 a.m.
In the menís race, Mars Hill College has won 13 consecutive team championships. The Lions have another strong team this season, as they are currently ranked fifth in the Southeast Region. Justin Gragg has earned SAC menís Runner of the Week honors twice this season for head coach Mike Owens, a 14-time Coach of the year winner.