The last time both the US mean and women's team medalled at World XC was 1985 when not a single woman from Africa even competed in the meet. This year, does Team USA have a shot at doing it? We break it down for you.
What a race. If you call yourself a distance fan, you need to be up at 9 am ET on Saturday morning to watch this one - the greatest race on turf. Will Geoffrey Kamworor join John Ngugi, Paul Tergat, and Kenenisa Bekele as a world xc legend?
Organizers are planning one hell of a party for next week's World XC Champs. The course features mud, water, and and pits, a beer tent, a portion that runs over the roof of a museum, and a Viking Zone. And it's all inspired by Chuck Norris.