September 13, 2013

UNG Cross Country Set To Host North Georgia Invitational On UNG-Gainesville Campus

DAHLONEGA, Georgia – ( – The University of North Georgia women's cross country team is set to serve as host of the North Georgia Invitational on Saturday.  The ten-team (six for women and four for men) race will take part on the Gainesville campus with the women's 5K race to start at 8:45 AM followed by the men's 8K race at 9:30 AM.

"I am excited about the University of North Georgia now having a competitive course and coming together with the Gainesville campus to host an intercollegiate event," stated head coach Tom Williams. " We hope that our first meet serves as a foundation for an annual event each fall."

In addition to UNG, competing schools include Brenau, Clark Atlanta, Covenant, LaGrange and Truett-McConnell.

Awards will be given to the top two finishing teams in each race as well as individual recognition to the top-10 finishers in each race.

The UNG-Gainesville campus is located at 3820 Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood.