St. Olaf College will host the 2013 NCAA III Central Regional on Saturday, Nov. 16. The women's race will take place at 11:00 a.m., followed by the men's race at 12:15 p.m.
The top two finishing teams from each of the eight regions will earn automatic bids to the NCAA III National Cross Country Championships for a total of 16. The final 16 teams will be selected as at-large bids, with no limit on the number of teams selected per region.
The top seven individuals from each region not on a national qualifying team, will also qualify for the NCAA III National Championships.
Hanover College has been selected to host the 2013 NCAA Division III cross country national championships. The event will be held Saturday, Nov. 23, at the L.S. Ayres Athletic Complex, Hanover, Ind.