Cross Country Running

Cross Country Running

Prairie’s Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Running teams compete in ACAC Grand Prix races.  Student athletes compete in 8000 m (mens) and 6000 m (womens) races on a variety of outdoor surfaces.  Scoring is based on individual and team placements.  

Coach Bio

Saulo Neves de Oliveira

Cross Country and Indoor Track Head Coach

Saulo is the Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track Coach.  He holds a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Calgary which was awarded to him after researching the career and aging of long-distance runners in Brazil.  He has worked as a Physical Education teacher and as an athletic coach in track events since 2000.  He also used to compete nationally in Brazil in the 3000 m steeplechase, the 1500 m and the 800 m.

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