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Cal Poly Sweeps Cross Country Championship

Cal Poly captured both the men’s and women’s Big West Cross Country Championship, which took place at the UC Riverside Ag/Ops Course for the fifth consecutive year. The men’s team collected its second straight title and 12th in the past 15 seasons while the women’s program nabbed its first conference crown since 2001. 

The Mustang trio of Chris Frias, Blake Ahrold and Mitchell Moriarty finished one-two-three at this year’s 8K event.  Cal Poly's Laura Hollander ran a top time of 19:12.6, shattering both the course and conference record by forty-five seconds and becoming just the second female athlete to post a sub 20-minute time in the 6K since the championship moved to the new distance in 2003.


About The Championship

2012 Big West Cross Country Championship logo

Date October 27, 2012


UC Riverside Ag/Ops Course
Riverside, Calif.

(Course map)

Nine participants per team with first five finishers counted towards scoring;
Next two participants shall displace finishers from other teams.

Event Time Info Story
Women's 6K 8:45 am Results Recap
Men's 8K 9:30 am Results Recap


General Admission - $5; Big West Conference students - $2.

To Course:
91 freeway east to the 60 / 215 Fwy (to Indio) South.
Martin Luther King exit and turn right (west) onto Martin Luther King.

Proceed to Canyon Crest Drive and turn left (south) onto Canyon Crest Drive.
Take Canyon Crest Drive one-half mile to the Agricultural Operations gate on right-hand side.

To Parking:
Event parking is in Lot 30 (northwest corner of Canyon Crest and Martin Luther King).
Martin Luther King exit and turn right.
Proceed through  traffic signal and turn right into Lot 30.