Cross country: Alexandria to host top teams for Lions Meet of Champions
Nearly 1,500 runners will take to the starting line at the 46th annual Lions Cross Country Meet of Champions at the Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria this Saturday.
The first race starts with boys and girls 6th-graders at 10:10 a.m. and wraps up with the varsity boys race at 1:05 p.m. An awards ceremony will follow at 1:35 p.m. The boys and girls varsity race will each feature top-10 ranked teams in state.
Schools participating in the meet are: Alexandria, Becker, Buffalo (Class AA eighth-ranked boys), Chanhassen, Chaska, Marshall (AA 10th-ranked girls), Minnetonka (AA 11th-ranked boys), Monticello, Mounds View (AA third-ranked boys), Osakis, Red Wing (AA sixth-ranked boys), Roseville, Sartell, Sioux Falls Washington, St. Cloud Apollo, St. Paul Highland Park (AA seventh-ranked boys), St. Thomas Academy, Stillwater (AA fourth-ranked boys, sixth-ranked girls), White Bear Lake (AA 12th-ranked girls), Willmar (AA seventh-ranked girls) and Windom.
46th Annual Lions Meet of Champions Schedule
Saturday, Oct. 6 - 10:10 a.m. - 6th-grade boys and girls
10:30 - Girls junior high race
10:50 - Boys junior high race
11:15 - Girls junior varsity race
11:55 - Boys junior varsity race
12:30 p.m. - Girls varsity race
1:05 - Boys varsity race
1:35 - Awards ceremony