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ROCHESTER, Mich. -- The Oakland men's and women's cross country teams open the 2017 season Friday, Sept. 1 with the 17th Annual Golden Grizzlies Open. The meet will be held at the northeast corner of Oakland University's campus at the intersection of Walton Road and Adams Road. The women's 4K begins at 4:30 p.m. while the men's 6K begins at 5 p.m.
Oakland will also be hosting the eighth annual Golden Grizzlies High School Cross Country Invite on Friday beginning at 9:15 a.m. All races will be 4K for this event which features about 1,500 runners.
The Golden Grizzlies will be hosting the 2017 Horizon League Championships so the goals remain high entering the season for both teams. The women will be looking to three-peat as champions while the men are looking to secure a second title since the 2015 season.