Clipper CC Series opens July 30

COLUMBIANA – The 16th annual Clipper Cross Country Series will open July 30 at the Ward Athletic Complex behind Columbiana High School.

It will be held at 7 p.m. for four straight Wednesday with the July 30 and Aug. 13 races on the middle school 1.85-mile course and the Aug. 6 and Aug. 20 races on the high school 3.1-mile course.

Awards will be presented to the top six males and females in the following divisions: pre-middle school, middle school, high school, open, masters and grand masters. Runners who compete in all four races will receive a T-shirt.

Cost is $5 per runner per night. Registration begins at 6 p.m. the day of the race. Proceeds will benefit the Columbiana cross country and track programs.

For more information, contact race director Donald Groubert at (330) 718-3237 or donald.

Registration forms are also available on