The 16th Annual Louisville Sports Commission Cross Country Classic was held on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.
As in past years, the race was seven weeks prior to the national collegiate championship weekend. The meet is contested at E.P “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky., which is the site of five NAIA National Championships, two BIG EAST Conference Championships, five NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championships, the 2010 NCAA DII National Championships, the 2012 and 2015 NCAA Division I National Championships, the 2014 NCAA Division II National Championships, and the 2016 NCAA Division III National Championships. The venue will also be the site of the 2017 ACC Cross Country Championships and 2017 Division I National Championships.