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NCAA regional races bring 441 athletes to Colfax course

 

November 21, 2019

Andrew Jordan; Emmanuel Roudolff-Levisse

Washington senior Andrew Jordan looks over his shoulder to check on Portland's Emmanuel Roudolff-Levisse as the two leader headed to the finish line in the men's race. Friday. The duo broke out ahead of the pack which totaled 191 finishers. Roudolff-Levisse led Portland to a team win for the men's race with a 65 score.

A total of 441 runners competed Friday in the NCAA Division One Western Regional cross country meet at the Colfax Golf Course. The races brought a large crowd of family members and fans who watched the runners loop around the staked out two-kilometer course. Volunteers, WSU staffers and trustees from the Airway Heights Correction center were among those who prepared the course.

The first race brought 246 women competitors and 195 men for the second race.

A line of large white tents were located next to the wide starting area to accommodate the teams.

Colfax was selected for the site on a...



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