• October 20, 2020
 EPCC Men’s Cross Country Team wins Regional Championship, Gideon Cheplak Places First

Men’s team left to right- David Ceballos, Bradley Makuvire, Dennis Kiptoo, Elias Loriposa, Gideon Cheplak, Matt Lindsay and Donald Hodgson (missing Eddie Gallegos) | Photo courtesy EPCC

EPCC Men’s Cross Country Team wins Regional Championship, Gideon Cheplak Places First

The El Paso Community College men’s cross-country team won the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region V Cross Country Championship.

Tejano runner Gideon Cheplak triumphed in the men’s 8K races. Everlyn Kemboi led the Tejanas with a 3rd place finish.

This is the 2nd year in a row the men have won the Region V race.

Up next for the EPCC Cross Country teams is the NJCAA National Championship on November 9 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The season culminates with the Half Marathon Championships on November 23 at Ascarate Park in El Paso

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