Track and Field/Cross Country to Honor Alumni
The cross country and track and field bears will celebrate the cross country/track and field alumni on Oct. 2 during the Richard Clark Invitational presented by the Greater Springfield Sports Commission. Events planned over the weekend are collegiate men's 8K and women's 5K, Varsity high school 5K, junior varsity high school 5K, middle school 3K, a youth race and a community 5K sponsored by Ozark Mountain Ridge Runners. Events will be held at the MSU Cross Country Facility at Springfield underground, beginning at 9 a.m.
Additionally, there will be a alumni, family and friends banquet and program awards ceremony at the Prime Overtime Club at JQH Arena at 6 p.m. Following that event, there will be an informal alumni gathering at Ebbets Field (1027 E Walnut, Springfield, Mo.) at 8 p.m.
For lodging information, please contact the Ramada Oasis Hotel. Alumni and spectators will receive a special discounted rate of $69.99 a night. To contact the Ramada Oasis, dial 417-522-7710 and mention the MSU spectator/alumni rate.
For more information on the alumni events and other Missouri State track and field/cross country events, visit www.bearstrack.net.