The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has announced that El Paso Community College has been chosen to host the NJCAA’s men’s and women’s half marathon championships in 2019 and 2021. The first event will be held on November 23, 2019.
These championships will put the spotlight on the Sun City and allow the public see EPCC’s nationally ranked Half Marathon athletes compete. Felix Hinojosa, Director of Athletics and head cross country coach at El Paso will serve as tournament host.
“EPCC and El Paso, Texas is an ideal site to host the NJCAA National Championships with fantastic fall racing weather and an excellent race venue,” Hinojosa said. “We have many exciting surprises in store, including a well-designed course for athletes that can also safely accommodate media and spectators.”
“EPCC is honored to be selected to host the 2019 and 2021 NJCAA National Half Marathon Championships,” EPCC President Dr. William Serrata said. “We look forward to welcoming athletes to our great city to give them the best hospitality and race experience possible.”
More information on the NJCAA may be found at www.njcaa.org.