2000 Cross Country Invitational Is Saturday at A&M International

The Texas A&M International University 2000 Cross Country Invitational for middle and high school athletes will be held Saturday, Sept. 16 at the University. Races are scheduled every half hour beginning at 8 a.m. Schedule is as follows:

8 a.m. -- Middle School Boys and Girls

8:30 a.m. -- Freshman Boys and Girls

9 a.m. -- Varsity Boys

10 a.m. -- Junior Varsity Boys

10:30 a.m. -- Junior Varsity Girls

An award ceremony will follow the final race.

Races for Varsity Boys and Junior Varsity Boys are 3 miles. All other races are 2 miles. Race courses feature a variety of terrain including asphalt, dirt, grass, and some hills.

Team champion and runner-up for all divisions will be awarded plaques with medals awarded to the top 10 runners in each division.

Entry fee is $50 per team or $10 per individual athlete. Entry forms may be obtained by contacting University Police Sergeant Jaime Rios at (956) 326-2102 or by email at jrios@tamiu.edu.

For more information, please contact Sgt. Rios at (956) 326-2102. University office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu