Nov. 7, 2002 – The annual Veterans Day 5K, designated by the V.I. Track and Field Federation as the V.I. Cross-Country Championships, is scheduled for 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at the University of the Virgin Islands St. Croix Campus.
This final event in the second annual 4-H Cross-Country Series is open to runners of all ages and is hosted by the UVI Cooperative Extension Service 4-H Program. This is the first race in the V.I. Pace Runners "Run Like the Wind" Road Race Series.
Categories of competition include male and female overall, age group winners, and elementary, middle and high school winners.
The Track and Field Federation will provide $1,000 to one runner, selected from a draw of those completing the Run St. Croix series of races. Those races include the Veterans Day 5K, the 28th Virgin Islands Half-Marathon on Dec. 1, the St. Croix International Marathon on Jan. 1, 2003, and the 3 Kings Mile on Jan. 4.
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