Mobile Challenge of Champions Cross Country Invitational Meet Presented by the Mobile Sports Authority Returns to Mobile
Aug 28, 2015
MOBILE, AL – The Mobile Sports Authority presents
the 23rd annual Mobile Challenge of Champions Cross Country
Invitational Meet September 4th – 5th to be held at Mobile’s Langan (Municipal)
Park. Featured as one of the Top 25 invitational meets in the country by The Harrier Magazine, it’s expected up
to 45 teams will be competing from around the Gulf Coast area.
spectator-friendly course will welcome the first batch of runners during the
Middle School-Freshman Division Friday, September 4th beginning at 4
pm in the park. The two-mile race runners will traverse some of the course’s
challenging rises and turns. Awards will be distributed following the close of
the day’s competition.
Open and Invitational Divisions will begin promptly at 8 am Saturday, September
5th. The Open 5k will allow unlimited entries, however only the top five
per team will score. The girls’ and boys’ Invitational divisions will begin at
9 am and 9:30 am respectively. Awards will be presented to the top ten
individuals, runner-up, and team champion, during an awards presentation later
the 2014 meet, the girls and boys teams from James Clemens High School (Madison,
AL) led the pack, placing first in the Open Division 5k. Starkville and Ocean
Springs kicked up dust during the girls’ Invitational 5k resulting in first and
second place team finishes. The boy’s division, however, produced a different
set of leading competitors with Opelika and Baker dominating the field.
year’s meet will feature first-time entrants Lusher Charter (New Orleans, LA)
and Ascension Catholic School (Donaldson, LA).
is free and open to the public. For more information on the Mobile Challenge of
Champions Cross Country Meet, visit www.mobilechallengeofchampions.net
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