The Place to Run
Oregon is a Mecca for distance running, with its rural roads and wide-open green spaces. The George Fox home course, Willamette Mission State Park in Brooks, Ore. is no exception; it provides the perfect backdrop for a collegiate cross country meet. George Fox also offers state-of-the-art training equipment, including an Alter-G (anti-gravity) treadmill, altitude training equipment, and AQx deep-water running training. The team regularly travels up and down the west coast to compete against some of the best in Div. III cross country.
George Fox truly offers the student-athlete experience, where professors know students by name and academics are at the forefront of the college experience. Additionally, George Fox students get the opportunity to grow spiritually in a Christian atmosphere at a school ranked among the top Christian schools in the nation. George Fox students also receive the top value among Oregon schools, according to Money magazine, which ranked George Fox the No. 1 school in the state on its "Best Colleges for Your Money" list in 2017.
Why George Fox?
Willamette Mission State Park
Nestled in the heart of the fertile Willamette Valley, Willamette Mission State Park has more than 1,600 acres of woodlands interspersed with wetlands, rolling meadows and working farmland.
21 sports offered
(as of 2018)
20 Northwest Conference
22 Percent of Students
39 NCAA Individual
3 NCAA Team National
George Fox: A Top Ranked College
We are top-flight Christian university, ranked among the top Christian colleges in the nation (Forbes) and in the first tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities (West) category.
You will get the opportunity to compete in a Christ-centered program that emphasizes good citizenship, sportsmanship and a commitment to team.
Become an NCAA Student Athlete
At the Division III level, we maintain a proper perspective between academics and athletics. Character, work ethic, sportsmanship and teamwork take precedence over winning. Such a commitment reflects our philosophy that the athletic arena is more than just a place where games are played – it’s a venue vitally critical to your leadership development, mentoring and education.
The Region’s Premier Small-College Conference
George Fox is a member of the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference, a group of nine selective private colleges which all rank in the first tier of U.S. News’ National Liberal Arts Colleges or Regional University categories. The other members are Lewis & Clark College, Linfield College, Pacific Lutheran University, Pacific University, University of Puget Sound, Whitman College, Whitworth University and Willamette University.