NJCAA Cross Country National Championships hosted by GC

The National Junior College Athletic Association’s Cross Country National Championship Meet is being held in Garden City this week.

Over 500 student-athletes from across the country will compete at Buffalo Dunes Gold Course. A National Meet Program and Regional Awards Ceremony is 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Finney Country Fairgrounds Exhibition Building.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for seating and dining; reservations are required, and tickets are $20 per person.

The national competition races will be held at Buffalo Dunes Golf Course on Saturday. The Women’s 5K race begins at noon, and the Men’s 8K race begins at 1 p.m.  An awards ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m., immediately following the Men’s race.