28 Feb '15, 10am

Run Journal - UNC-Wilmington T&F, CC May Be Saved: A group trying to save the track & field and cross country...

Run Journal - UNC-Wilmington T&F, CC May Be Saved: A group trying to save the track & field and cross country...

A group trying to save the track & field and cross country programs at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington has new opportunity after the school’s chancellor agreed to extend the program if “Save UNCW Track” can raise $250,000 by May 31. Chancellor William Sederburg said, in part, “We are pleased that continued conversations with Save UNCW Track have been productive and enlightening.” Roy Love, who heads “Save UNCW Track,” said, “We take this responsibility seriously, knowing if we do not accomplish the agreed upon goals, UNCW has stated that it will not have the funds to finance the 2015-16 track & field and cross country seasons.” Included in the agreement is a need to “renovate the track facility to a suitable level for intercollegiate competition.” At least $800,000 for facility renovations will be needed by Feb. 1, 2016. Save UNCW Track, which earlier announ...

Full article: http://running.net/read_new/unc-wilmington-tf-cc-may-be-s...

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