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/Parking Information
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

How to Watch
The XC23 Pre-Nationals will be streamed on ACCNX which is available through the ESPN app and at for customers who have the ACC Network as part of their TV subscription. Links to both the broadcast and live results are available at 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.

Arkansas Arkansas
Cal Poly BYU
Charlotte Cal Poly
Cornell Dartmouth
Dartmouth  Liberty
Duke Maryland
Kansas Michigan
La Salle Minnesota
Lipscomb Missouri
Miami (Ohio) Montana State
Minnesota Ohio
Montana State Oregon
Oregon Penn
Penn Pitt
Pitt Quinnipiac
Purdue Tennessee
Santa Clara Utah Valley
Tennessee Vanderbilt
Virginia Villanova
Virginia Tech Virginia
Wyoming Virginia Tech
Yale Wake Forest


Orange Race Designations

Men’s Orange Race (B)

Start Time: 8:45 a.m.

Women’s Orange Race (B)

Start Time: 11 a.m.

Arizona Arizona
Elon Charlotte
High Point Cornell
Kansas State High Point
Kent State Kansas
Liberty Kansas State
Louisville Kent State
Miami Louisville
Missouri Miami
Ohio Miami (Ohio)
Queens Purdue
Richmond Richmond
UMass Lowell South Carolina
Utah Valley UMass Lowell
Washington State Washington State
Weber State Weber State
William & Mary William & Mary
George Washington Wyoming
George Washington