Michael Curcio

App State cross country head coach Michael Curcio cheers on his team.

BOONE — App State cross country head coach Michael Curcio announced that the men’s and women’s program will host the Blue Ridge Open on Oct. 16 on the Don Kennedy Trails at State Farm Fields.

The women’s 5K will take place at 4 p.m., followed by the men’s 8K at 4:30 p.m. The event will serve as a dual meet, with Marshall traveling to the High Country to compete against the Mountaineers.

App State will compete again on Saturday at the Live at Lou Cross Country Classic. The men’s race is set for a 9 a.m. start, followed by the women’s race at 9:45 a.m.

Crowd gatherings at the meet will follow state of North Carolina guidelines. Due to COVID-19, the fall sports schedule remains fluid. All dates and times are subject to change.

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