High schoolers compete in 50th annual Manhattan College Cross-Country Invitational

Thousands of high school runners competed Saturday in the 50th annual Manhattan College Cross-Country Invitational in Van Cortlandt Park.
The event is the nation’s largest single-day high school cross country meet and featured 41 different races across all genders and experience levels.
Saturday’s event brought in nearly 8,000 runners. It was founded in 1973 by Ed Bowes and was one of the first meets to have boys and girls compete on the same day.