League Cross Country Championships Set For Today: GCL South & GGCL Teams Compete At Christ’s Church In Mason

By Tom Gamble, GCL South Commissioner


Cross country teams from both the Greater Catholic League South Division and the Girls’ Greater Catholic League are set to run this morning in the annual  GCL / GGCL Cross Country Championships to be held at Christ’s Church in Mason, located on the corner of Western Row and Mason-Montgomery Road.  Ursuline Academy will attempt to successfully defend its varsity title in the GGCL, while St. Xavier looks to continue its run as champions in the GCL South. 

The races begin at 9 this morning, with the post-race awards ceremony set for approximately 12:10 p.m.  Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for ages 5-18.  Parking is available in the paved church lots.  Handicapped parking also is available near the finish line of the course. 

Here is a look at the races scheduled with their start times:  9 a.m. – Boys’ 2-mile freshman race; 9:30 – Girls’ varsity 5K race; 10 – Boys’ varsity & junior varsity 5K race; 10:30 – Girls’ JV race; 11 – Boys’ open race; 11:30 – Girls’ open race.