NCAA XC Previews

Fan Polls LRC Nation Says Colorado Women, Northern Arizona Men are Strong #1s, Colorado Men Will Lose First Pac 12 Title  We’ve tabulated your votes in our national and conference polls.

The Michigan women won the Greater Louisville Classic on October 1LRC Part II: What To Watch For At The Big 12, Big 10 And Ivy League Meets? The No. 9 Oklahoma State men will look to make it 9 straight Big 12 titles on Saturday, while the No. 18 OSU women will look to upset No. 12 Baylor and No. 15 Iowa State. At Big 10s on Sunday, the men’s race is wide open with No. 14 Michigan battling No. 18 Wisconsin and No. 19 Indiana, but the highlight is a showdown between No. 6 Michigan and No. 9 Penn State in the women’s race.

Knight, shown here at NCAAs last year, was 2nd at ACCs in '15 but is the heavy favorite in '16LRC Part I: What To Watch For On Friday At The ACC, PAC-12, Big East, Big Sky, Mountain West And West Coast Meets? Conference action kicks off Friday with showdowns at PAC-12s (No. 2 Stanford men vs. No. 3 Oregon & No. 7 Colorado; No. 1 Colorado women vs. No. 2 Washington & No. 5 Oregon), ACCs (No. 6 Syracuse men, No. 3 NC State women), SECs (No. 5 Arkansas men vs. No. 11 Ole Miss) and the West Coast meet (No. 4 BYU men vs. No. 12 Portland). The Big EastBig Sky and Mountain West meets are all on Friday too.

LRC NCAA XC Fan Polls – Get Your Votes In By Noon Thursday We want your national top 10 and/or favorite conference picks.

*Etrain’s Predictions For The ACC, PAC-12, BIG 10, IVY (HEPS), BIG 12, SEC, BIG EAST, MOUNTAIN WEST, WEST COAST

Upcoming Road Action

Trans-America Record Goes Down

Ultrarunner Pete Kostelnick Smashes Trans-American Record, Averaging 72 Miles A Day For 6 Weeks Along the route, Kostelnick battled snowstorms, 35 mph winds and having his support van totaled, but he managed to break the 36-year-old record by more than four days.

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Mary Cain Leaves NOP

LRC Mary Cain Leaves Nike Oregon Project – John Henwood (Not Alberto Salazar) In Charge Of Her Training She’s still only 20 and now a full-time student at Fordham.

Mary Cain on her way to a third place finish at the 2016 Boston Mayor's Cup Cross Country (photo by Chris Lotsbom for Race Results Weekly)RRW: “Rejuvenated” Mary Cain Explains Coaching Change Cain says the decision was primarily about location (since she doesn’t plan on leaving NY anytime soon), but that she enjoys Henwood’s hands on approach as he even runs some of her workouts with her.

Discuss: Mary Cain leaves Oregon Project

Week That Was

mxc_rmac_champsLRC WTW: Props To Notre Dame And Molly Seidel, A 51-Year Losing Streak Comes To An End, Is Mary Cain = Georgie Clarke?, And Shannon Rowbury Day In San Fran We drop down to highlight some DII conference action, talk about Mary Cain staying home, Molly Seidel staying in college, and of course drugs.

Rita Jeptoo’s Officially Gets A 4-Year Ban

Good News: Rita Jeptoo’s Doping Ban Is Extended To 4 Years; She’ll Be 37 When Eligible To Return Jeptoo tested positive when there was only a 2-year minimum, but CAS said she qualified for the longer ban because of “aggravating circumstances … as it was obvious to the panel that the athlete used rEPO as part of a scheme or plan.”

Super Fan Polls Are Back – A Vote You Can Be Proud Of

VoteLRC NCAA National And Conference Fan Polls Now Open – Who Is The National Top 10? Who Comes Out On Top This Weekend? National and conference voting now open.

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