SPC Set to Host Subway Cross Country Invitational October 10

Francena Puente of Subway and Chris Beene of SPC
Francena Puente of Subway and Chris Beene of SPC

LEVELLAND - Subway restaurant is once again sponsoring South Plains College's annual cross country meet to be held October 10. Subway provides financial assistance, cups, and even sends 'Sub Man' out to entertain the crowd.

"It's a pleasure to once again be part of such a terrific event," says Francena Puente, manager of Subway's Levelland location.

Check-in for the meet begins at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 10 and the first gun will be shot at 8:30 a.m. for the junior high boys and girls competition. Races will then be run every thirty minutes, with the college men's 8,000-meter race being the final competition at 11:30 a.m.

"South Plains College is very thankful for the support Subway has provided over the last several years," says SPC head cross country coach Chris Beene, "This is a great event for our cross country teams as well as the junior high and high school teams in the surrounding community and I am glad Subway continues to be part of it."

Heading into the fourth meet of the season, the Texans are ranked seventh in the latest national polls and the Lady Texans are tied for 13th nationally.