August 25, 2010

UCSB's Annual Lagoon Open Set for Sept. 4

Aug. 25, 2010

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - The 2010 Gaucho cross country season will begin on Saturday, Sept. 4 with the UCSB Lagoon Open. Three races will be contested, beginning with an Alumni/Community 5k at 9:30 a.m. The women's Open 5k will be held next at 10:30 a.m., and the men's Open 8k will begin at 11:00 a.m. The staging area will be behind the University Center (UCEN).

The Open races will feature the teams from UCSB and Cal Poly, and are also open to unattached and club elite athletes. Please view the UCSB Lagoon Open information and contact Keli Kadota for questions and RSVPs.

"UCSB Lagoon Open"
Cross Country Information
WHEN: Saturday, September 4th, 2010
WHERE: UC Santa Barbara Campus Lagoon (Behind the UCEN)
RACE TIMES:
9:30am Alumni/Community 5k
10:30am Women's OPEN 5k (UCSB, Cal Poly, Open)
11:00am Men's OPEN 8k (UCSB, Cal Poly, Open)
HELP SUPPORT GAUCHO CROSS COUNTRY:
$25:
Includes Entry in Alumni/Community 5k and Post-Race Refreshment.
$100 or more: All Alumni are encouraged to join the "The Gaucho Order", which includes Alumni/Community race entry, Post-Race Refreshment, and post race alumni barbecue.
Please make checks payable to "UC Regents" and designate "UCSB Men's Cross Country" or "UCSB Women's Cross Country" in the memo
Can't make the event and still want to support the Gauchos? Mail donations to: UC Santa Barbara
Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
ICA Building
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5200
ATTN: Cross Country
UNATTACHED/CLUB ATHLETES:
The Women's 5k and Men's 8k are open to unattached or club elite athletes, please contact Keli Kadota. For questions about any of the envents, contact Keli Kadota at keli.kadota@athletics.ucsb.edu or 805-893-3722
POST RACE ALUMNI BBQ:
Pete Dolan will host a barbecue at his house in Santa Barbara after the race, and all alumni and their families are invited. Come and relive the glory days with past teammates and connect with other gaucho greats.
RSVP required to Keli Kadota, keli.kadota@athletics.ucsb.edu if you plan on coming.