The biggest meet in Indiana will take place Saturday when the 33rd Culver Academies Cross Country Invitational starts at 8:30 a.m. An anticipated total of more than 4,000 runners are entered in one of the 12 different high school or middle school races. Teams from Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, and Michigan will be represented.
It is the largest gathering of high school runners for a cross country meet in the state. More than 2,700 runners from 90 different schools are entered in the nine high school races. Forty-six middle schools will be represented by nearly 1,300 runners.
The day’s feature race will see No. 1 Carmel, No. 3 West Lafayette, No. 4 Columbus North, No. 5 Carroll, No. 6 Penn, and No. 10 Warsaw go head-to-head in a girls elite race.
The boys elite race, at 12:25 p.m., includes No. 2 West Lafayette, No. 3 Bloomington North and No. 3 Columbus North. The high school closed (small school) division start at 10:10 a.m. Open division (large school) races are slated for 11:05. CMA and CGA runners will be racing in the Open class.
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