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2022 NCAA DIII Men’s and Women’s Cross Country National Preview Meet

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Forest Akers Golf Course

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The women’s race distance is 6,000 meters and the men’s race is 8,000 meters. Awards will be presented to the top two men’s and women’s teams.

RACE START TIMES

  • Varsity Women's Race - 10:30 a.m.
  • Varsity Men's Race - 11:15 a.m.
  • Women's Open Race - 12:00 p.m.
  • Men's Open Race - 12:45 p.m.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

The Varsity races will have a cap of 360 runners per gender.  The number of teams entered will determine the number of varsity athletes per team allowed in the varsity race.  All other runners will be in the open races.

Varsity races are only open to D3 Schools.

Registration - Guaranteed Entry

Registration Open: May 1, 2022 -  August 5, 2022
Cost: $300 per team per gender

Open to the first 40 teams per gender who register AND pay their entry fee. Once the 40 slots are FULL, we will offer an open race option at the race director's discretion.

Standard Registration

Registration Open: August 6, 2022 - September 23, 2022
Cost: $350 per team per gender

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HOW TO REGISTER

Registered Men’s Teams

  • Olivet College
  • University of Wisconsin Whitewater
  • Connecticut College
  • George Fox University
  • Penn State University, Behrend
  • Albion College
  • North Central College

Registered Women’s Teams

  • Olivet College
  • University of Wisconsin Whitewater
  • Connecticut College
  • George Fox University
  • Penn State University, Behrend
  • Albion College

PARKING

Team and spectator parking will be available at the Forest Akers East Golf Course and on the Driving Range. Additional overflow parking will be available at the Michigan State University Commuter Lot, Forest Akers West Golf Course and the Michigan State University Foundation Building.

Most lots are a short walk from the course, and we will plan to have shuttles available from some lots.

More details and maps will be posted closer to the event. Please check back for updated information.

TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS

Meghan Ziehmer
mziehmer@lansing.org
(517) 377-1425

Karen Lutzke
Head Cross Country Coach at Olivet College
klutzke@Olivetcollege.edu
(989) 621-2595

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