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10/27/23 – Cross Country State Championships Return to Kentucky Horse Park

October 27, 2023 2023-2024 News Releases



The 2023 KHSAA Cross Country State Championships presented by UK HealthCare are set to return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington on Saturday, starting with the Class 1A races at 10 a.m. ET (boys) and 10:45 a.m. (girls), followed by the Class 2A races at 12:30 p.m. (boys) and 1:15 p.m. (girls), and ending with the Class 3A races at 3 p.m. (boys) and 3:45 p.m. (girls).

Following a three-year stint away from the Kentucky Horse Park, the event will return to its home of more than four decades this weekend. Each race will be broadcast live on to subscribers of the NFHS Network, while tickets are available online only at

2023 KHSAA Cross Country State Championships



About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 290 member schools, both public and non-public. The KHSAA awards 229 state championships to 59 teams and 178 individuals in 13 sports and six sport-activities, funds catastrophic insurance coverage for its more than 109,000 rostered member school student-athletes, provides coaching education and sports safety programs for more than 12,000 coaches and licenses and facilitates the distribution of training material for over 4,000 contest officials.


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