SAN ANTONIO – The UTSA track & field program unveiled the 2024 Indoor and Outdoor schedules on Friday, highlighted by a pair of home meets at Park West, including the 2024 American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships.
The Roadrunners kick off their 16th season with Director of Track & Field/Cross Country Aaron Fox leading the combined program with a double-meet Indoor opening day on Jan. 19 when UTSA sends squads to both Flagstaff, Ariz. for the Lumberjack Team Challenge and Louisville, Ky. for the Bellarmine Open.
One week later, UTSA will compete in its first event in the Lone Star State, heading to Houston for UH’s Robert Platt Invitational, Jan. 26-27. The next weekend will see the Roadrunners traveling to College Station for the Aggies’ Charlie Thomas Invitational, Feb. 2-3.
On Feb. 9, the Roadrunners will split squads once again, competing at Houston’s Howie Ryan Invitational, while another group travels to the Northeast for Boston U.’s David Hemery Valentine Invitational. Meanwhile, another select traveling party will set out for Albuquerque, N.M., competing in UNM’s Don Kirby Elite Invitational on Feb. 10 to close out the Indoor regular season schedule.
Making their Indoor debut as members of the American Athletic Conference, the Roadrunners head to Alabama and the Birmingham Crossplex for the AAC Indoor Championships, which are set for Feb. 23-24. The Indoor campaign closes out with the NCAA Indoor Championships, slated for March 8-9 at The Track at New Balance in Boston, Mass.
UTSA kicks off the Outdoor campaign hosting the UTSA Invitational at the Park West Athletics Complex from March 15-16, then take the first Outdoor trip to College Station on March 23 for the Texas A&M Team Invitational.
The Roadrunners will see a busy follow-up weekend, as one squad will head up I-35 to Austin for the 96th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, March 27-30, while another competition group stops in San Marcos for the Bobcat Invitational, March 29-30.
The month of April opens with the Roadrunners in San Antonio, heading across town to the UIW Invitational, April 5-6. However, the next week will see UTSA take a west coast swing with competition at both Long Beach State’s Beach Invitational and Azusa Pacific’s Bryan Clay Invitational, April 12-13 in Southern California.
UTSA returns to Texas and College Station for Texas A&M’s Alumni Muster on April 20, ahead of a trip back to Austin for the Texas Invitational for the final tune-up before the postseason.
The AAC Outdoor Championships will be held on familiar ground, as the Roadrunners host the league meet in their first season in the conference, scheduled for May 10-12 at Park West. The NCAA West Preliminary follows at Arkansas’ John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville, May 22-25. The final target is the NCAA Outdoor Championships at newly-refreshed Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., June 5-8.
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