Cedarville University--Elvin R. King Cross Country Course

About this Location

A new era began in Cedarville University cross country with the opening of the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course. The on-campus venue was dedicated and named in honor of CU’s Hall of Fame coach during Homecoming Weekend on Oct. 7, 2006.

Elvin King coached track and cross country at Cedarville University for 41 years before retiring following the 2009 fall season. He was especially known for the Lady Jacket cross country program which he started in 1979.

About Cedarville University

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Cedarville University is a private Baptist university in Cedarville, Ohio. At its founding, the school was affiliated with the conservative General Synod of the Reformed Presbyterian Church in North America, General Synod, now Presbyterian Church in America. Today, Cedarville is an independent Baptist school that is endorsed by the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio.

The university’s original campus and facilities are in the village of Cedarville. Since about 1970, the school has purchased and consolidated surrounding farmlands which now total approximately 400 acres to the north and west of the village.


  • Wheelchair accessible trail

  • Entrance fee

  • Roadside viewing

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