* University of Wyoming press release

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Cross Country Teams head to Minnesota for the 37th Annual Roy Griak Invitational to be run at the Les Bolstad Golf Course on Friday, Sept. 22. 

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The Pokes are not strangers to the course as this will be the third year in a row the Cowboys and Cowgirls will head to St. Paul, Minn., for the race.

After a 5K to start the season in Cheyenne this will be the first 8K of 2023 for the men and first 6K of the year for the women.


Race Schedule & Live Results 

Men’s 8k - 9AM Mountain Time

Women’s 6k - 9:45AM Mountain Time



Participating Teams 

Boise State Women No. 35

Cal Baptist Women No. 24 | Men No. 29


Colorado State Women No. 26

Gonzaga Men No. 32

Kennesaw State



New Mexico Women No. 21

North Dakota State

Portland Men No. 9 

San Francisco

Santa Clara

South Dakota State

St. Thomas

Texas A&M CC


No change from the first of the season to the latest USTFCCCA Regional Rankings the Cowboys are No. 8 in the Mountain Region while the Cowgirls are No. 10 in the region. All race info can be found on GoWyo.com

Mason Norman paced the way for the Cowboys en route to a team win at the Wyoming Invite. Norman ran a 15:07.9 to turn in an individual win. Kylie Simshauser and Eowyn Dalbec went six-seven for the Cowgirls to lead the way for a second-place team finish. 

Stay up to date on Wyoming Cross Country by following @wyo_track on Twitter. 

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Every state in our nation has chosen things that represent the state in one way or another to be official state things. Like a flower, or animal. Wyoming is no different.

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