BOULDER- The 2011 University of Colorado cross country season officially starts on Saturday, Sept. 3 as the Buffs will host the CU Alumni/Open/Time Trial at the Buffalo Ranch Cross Country Course on CU's South Campus.
The men's 8-kilometer race will start at 8:30 a.m. and the women's 6k will follow at 9:15 a.m. Parking and admission are free.
Both of CU's cross country programs are ranked in the top-10 of the USTFCCCA's Coaches' Poll. The women are fourth while the men are seventh. Each team returns four of its five scorers from the NCAA Championships and look to be in good shape for this season.