USC Beaufort

Sand Shark Invitational open to all runners

Runners who want to see how they stack up against college runners on the course that will host the Sun Conference Championships next month can do so Saturday, because USC Beaufort has opened the field for the Sand Shark Invitational cross country race to all competitive runners.

Suggested timelines are 25 minutes for five kilometers for women and 32 minutes for eight kilometers for men. Entry fee is $10 per person.

The men's race will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the women's race to follow at 10:15. The course begins and ends at Hardeeville High School and winds through the adjacent Sgt. Jasper Park.

For more information, call Sand Sharks coach Larry Kimball at 208-8061 or send e-mail to