The 2019 Coffee County Elementary Cross Country League season opener was recently announced. 

The first race will be held on Thursday, August 29, at the Manchester Soccer Complex across from J & G Pizza. The race will be one mile. 

The girls race will begin at 4 p.m. and will be immediately followed by the boys race. 

College Street Elementary's William Brantner said that currently ten area elementary schools have shown interest in forming a cross country team composed of third, fourth and fifth graders. 

Other upcoming races this season will be held at Motlow State Community College and Old Stone Fort Golf Course. Dates and times for these races are to be announced.