University of Florida distance runner Maria Fernandez announced on Instagram Friday that she had tested positive for COVID-19.
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Today will be an unconventional day for the Florida cross country team. The team will split into two separate groups — one will compete at the Virginia Invitational and the other will head to Orlando to take part in the UCF Knights Invitational.
After senior Jessica Pascoe crossed the finish line for the Gators and celebrated with fans, she began to wait for her teammates and the rest of the competitors at the finish line. She waited. She waited. And then she waited.
This weekend will mark the first and last home meet of the season for UF’s cross country team. The Gators will host the Mountain Dew Invitational at Mark Bostick Golf Course on Saturday morning, where they hope to impress a home crowd. More than 30 programs will compete against Florida.
Florida’s cross country team will be traveling to Jacksonville to compete in the University of North Florida Invitational on Friday at 8:30 a.m. to start its 2019 campaign. The team has competed in the event each year since 2016. Here are some things to know going in:
Running seems simple, doesn’t it? The activity comes as naturally as breathing for some. You put one foot in front of the other, push your arms back and forth, and before you know it, you’re off.