MACOMB, Ill. - Head coach David Beauchem has announced the cancellation of the 2013 Early Bird Invitational. The event was originally scheduled to begin at 5 p.m., but was then delayed due to heat concerns.
With temperatures expected to be in the mid-90s by race time, the race has been cancelled for the safety of the student-athletes. There is no plan to reschedule the event at this time.
Western Illinois will now begin the 2013 season in Edwardsville, Ill. with the SIU-Edwardsville Challenge on Sept. 13.