Kentucky State University’s Department of Athletics announced recently it will host a cross country meet on October 7, 2011. The Thorobred Stampede will take place at the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.

The women will compete in a 5k run at 3:00 p.m. followed by the men’s 8k run. Entry fees are $100 for each men’s and women’s team and $10 for every athlete after your top 7 or any unattached athletes. Those who wish to participate must complete the entry form with the names and years of eligibility of the student-athletes they wish to complete by October 5 at 2:00 p.m

The course consists of large downhill, some uphill, military monument, small wooded trail, mostly grass and a short stretch of paved road.

“We are very excited to have all of the conference (SIAC) schools in Frankfort for this meet and hope our fans will come cheer our men and women on to victory,” said KSU Head Coach, Von Smith. “Coach Markus Broussard did a phenomenal job putting this meet together and we want everyone in the area to see what a great event this is for KSU and Frankfort.”

Results will be posted 30 minutes after the race and the top five individuals will be awarded, with The Stampede Award going to the First Place team. For more information on the Thorobred Stampede contact, Meet Director Markus Broussard, (502) 597-6020 (office), (707) 330-2107 (cell),, or Head Coach Von Smith (502) 597-6020 (office) or email: The entry form and meet information form are attached.



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