CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Virginia men’s and women’s cross country programs announced Thursday (Oct. 5) the race designations for the XC23 Pre-Nationals set to be run Saturday (Oct. 14) at Panorama Farms.
There will be four races run at the XC23 Pre-Nationals. Action will begin with the Men’s 8k Orange Race (B Race) at 8:45 a.m. followed by the Men’s 8k Blue Race (Championship) at 9:40 a.m. The start of the Women’s 6k Blue Race (Championship) is set for 10:30 a.m. and will be followed by the Women’s 6k Orange Race (B Race) at 11 a.m.
Tickets to the XC23 Pre-Nationals are on sale now for $20 each. Tickets will include entry to the event, parking at Fashion Square Mall, and round-trip shuttles to and from Panorama Farms. There is no onsite parking for spectators at this event and Panorama Farms will be closed to all vehicles not displaying an official parking pass. Shuttles will run from 6:45 a.m.-9:30 a.m. and then return from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Children under the age of two do not need a ticket.
Tickets must be purchased online in advance and will not be available onsite. Tickets can be purchased using the “Buy Tickets” link at UVATix.com.
How to Watch
The XC23 Pre-Nationals will be streamed on ACCNX which is available through the ESPN app and at WatchESPN.com for customers who have the ACC Network as part of their TV subscription. Links to both the broadcast and live results are available at VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account (@UVATFCC).
Panorama Farms & XC23
The XC23 College & Open Pre-Nationals will serve as a precursor for the NCAA Cross Country Championships held at Panorama Farms on Saturday, Nov. 18. The meet will be an opportunity for teams from around the country to preview the course that will host the NCAA Championships.
The 2023 championships will mark just the second time Virginia has hosted the event and will be the first time the meet returns to Charlottesville since the 1987 championships.
Blue Race Designations
|Men’s Blue Race (Championship)
Start Time: 9:40 a.m.
|Women’s Blue Race (Championship)
Start Time: 10:30 a.m.
|Miami (Ohio)||Montana State|
|Santa Clara||Utah Valley|
Orange Race Designations
|Men’s Orange Race (B)
Start Time: 8:45 a.m.
|Women’s Orange Race (B)
Start Time: 11 a.m.
|Kansas State||High Point|
|UMass Lowell||South Carolina|
|Utah Valley||UMass Lowell|
|Washington State||Washington State|
|Weber State||Weber State|
|William & Mary||William & Mary|