New Mexico celebrates. Photo via @UNMLoboXCTFLRC 10 Final Observations On The 2017 Cross Country Championships Including A Look At The Biggest Chokers and Overachievers We’ve got to admit we’ve impressed ourselves with some of the fascinating stats we’ve come up in this one. And if you are looking for a blue-collar team of Americans to adopt as your own, may we suggest Colorado State?

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Justyn Knight wins. Photo via@CuseXCTF LRC Favorites Justyn Knight And Northern Arizona Deliver And Win 2017 NCAA Cross-Country Titles Justyn Knight waited until the very end to win but NAU delivered its knockout blow early and now looks poised for a three-peat in 2018.

New Mexico celebrates. Photo via @UNMLoboXCTFLRC Ednah Kurgat Wins And Leads New Mexico To Women’s Team Title At 2017 NCAA Women’s Cross-Country Championships New Mexico won its second title in three years as San Francisco was 2nd for the first time in program history with the lowest losing score in 20 years.

LRC Video Interviews From The 2017 NCAA Division 1 Cross-Country Championships All our post-race interviews on one page.

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New Mexico will go for its second NCAA title in three years on Saturday. Photo courtesy NCAA Track’s Team Preview: LRC  Oregon Tries To Repeat, Colorado Seeks Redemption & New Mexico Is Loaded Again 5 teams think they legitimately can win the NCAA title on Saturday. Who has the edge? Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, San Fran or Stanford?

nau-celebrates-2016Men’s Team Preview: LRC Clash Of The Titans: No. 1 NAU & No. 2 BYU Square Off In Classic Battle In Louisville For The 2017 NCAA XC Title On paper, the battle for the men’s 2017 NCAA Cross-Country team title looks like it could be epic. We break it down for you.

Running Warehouse $200,017 NCAA XC Prediction Contest

rw-hires-horizontal-dark-on-whiteLRC $200,017 Running Warehouse NCAA D1 Cross-Country Prediction Contest Give us your NCAA top ten men and women and you could win $200,017.

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Berhanu Legese winning at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2017Leonard Korir Runs 59:52 To Become Second American Under One Hour Barrier – Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Almaz Ayana ran 1:07:11 in her debut. *Discuss

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Pre-NCAA Coverage

fans-ncaa-xc-cross-countryLRC Editorial What About The Fans? The NCAA Needs To Treat Non-Revenue sports Equally When It Comes To Pay-Per-View Streaming Volleyball, field hockey and water polo parents and fans don’t have to pay anything, so why do cross-country parents and fans? If the NCAA wants to go PPV, it a) should treat all non-revenue sports equally b)  have a one-off payment option c) have a parents’ pass.

NAU coach Mike SmithLRC Final Notes From The Course: BYU Says “It’s Time To Win This Flippin’ Thing,” Grant Fisher Downplays The Fisher-Knight Hype & 3 More Takeaways From The Pre-Race Press Conference Plus NAU went and played laser tag the day before PreNats.

LRC Fans Have Spoken Justyn Knight Is The Heavy Favorite Over Grant Fisher At NCAA XC; Ednah Kurgat Over Schweizer The early tabulations are in from the prediction contest. Who does the LRC nation think is going to win it all?

knight-fisherMen’s Individual Preview: LRC Can Grant Fisher End The American Drought Or Will Justyn Knight Finally Get His NCAA Title? It’s been nearly a decade since an American man has won an NCAA XC crown and Grant Fisher has a great shot but we think the winner will be another Canadian-born runner. Discuss: Who wins it? a) Justyn Knight b) Grant Fisher c) Other

16-11-18 NCAA XC 0525 (2)Women’s Individual Preview: LRC Can The Undefeated Ednah Kurgat Or Elle Purrier Stop Reigning Champ Karissa Schweizer? It should be a great one in Kentucky.
Discussion: Ednah Kurgat will win the women’s XC championship by over 30 seconds…

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LRC Q&A: Catching Up With Former Northern Arizona Coach Eric Heins One Year After He Stepped Away From The Sport A year ago, Eric Heins was on top of the world – well, at the least the collegiate cross-country world. One year later, Heins is out of the sport entirely. We see how things are going.

Screenshot 2017-11-09 at 5.49.41 PMLRC This Is Not Your Older Brother’s BYU Team – The Cougars Are Ready For Their NCAA Moment An in-depth look at the incredible BYU squad which scored just 17 points against Oregon and Stanford this year.

goodwinLRC Hours After His Baby Son’s Death, Former Long Jump Star Marquise Goodwin Gets Emotional After Scoring TD Goodwin’s son died after a premature birth and Goodwin saluted him after scoring on an 83-yard TD less than 12 hours later.

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The Big Debate – Olympic Hero Or Zero In Tokyo?

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LRC The Big Debate: Olympic Hero Or Zero: Gwen Jorgensen Moves To The Marathon, How Will She Do? The LRC team, including a triathlete, debate Gwen’s move to the marathon. We all agree it’s cool she’s taking on this challenge.