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USD named top ten college for runners in the U.S.
Aug. 31, 2017

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The University of San Diego was recently named one of the top colleges for runners in the U.S. by

“It is an honor for our institution to be recognized as a garden where endurance athletes can flouris,” Head Cross-County & Track Coach Will Guarino said. “I have always believed that San Diego has the right tools to fully develop an athlete that may endure. The topography, beauty, national championship courses that are used are all within a short distance of the University of San Diego.”  

To no surprise, the article listed San Diego’s amazing weather as a driving factor for its running atmostphere, meaning the 300 days of sunshine the city receives and the average daily temperature of 71 degrees.

“I am glad that we have an external group that has done their research to rank our institution as the top 10 best colleges for runners in the United States,” Guarino continued. “This is not only a USD thing, I also wanted to recognize that our WCC conference is blessed to have top rankings as well USF and Gonzaga made the top 20.”

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