The Western North Carolina Cross Country Carnival’s 14th year will be one of its biggest yet.
Roberson girls coach/meet director Dave Culp said that 1,333 runners from 44 different high schools are expected to race Saturday at Hendersonville’s Jackson Park.
Competition begins with the championship boys at 8:30 a.m. and concludes with the girls 3-kilometer race at 12:20 p.m.
Admission for spectators is free.
More information about the Carnival, including starting-box assignments, can be found on the Roberson cross country program’s website.