The nation’s top cross country athletes will race for the 2020 NCAA Cross Country Championship at the OSU Cross Country Course in Stillwater on March 15.
Decided upon by this year’s selection committee, the 31 best male and female teams in the country will compete.
In accordance with COVID-19 protocols, spectators will not be permitted to attend the NCAA Cross Country Championships, but there are a number of ways to follow along.
FOLLOW THE MEET
Live championship coverage will be available on ESPNU and the ESPN App beginning at 11:30 a.m. CT. The broadcast will be available at this link: https://es.pn/3chO8oc
Live results, including splits at every 1000-meter mark, will be available at the following link:
Oklahoma State fans can follow along with the both the Cowgirls in the championship 6K and the Cowboys in the championship 8K on Twitter by following @run4okstate for real time updates from the course.
Championships Monday is slated to kick off at 11:50 a.m. CT, when the gun sounds for the women’s championship 6K race. Following the women’s race, the men’s championship 10K race will start at 12:40 p.m. CT. All awards will be presented after the men’s race.
ABOUT THE COURSE
The OSU Cross Country Course underwent a recent multi-million dollar renovation in preparation for the 2019 Midwest Regional and the 2020 NCAA Cross Country Championships.
Construction of the course began on June 12, 2018 and was completed in late July 2019. The course was completely sodded and consists of just under one million square feet of Astro Bermuda grass. Carved throughout wooded areas and prairie with varying elevations, the course was also widened to 10-plus meters throughout. The new starting straightaway is 850 meters.
A run-through time-lapse of the men’s course is available at the following link:
A run-through time-lapse of the women’s course is available at the following link: