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November 17, 2021

2021 NCAA XC Women's Team Preview: Four-Horse Race In Tallahassee

NC State, New Mexico, Colorado, and BYU all have a legit shot to win on Saturday. We make the case for and against each team but ultimately go with Laurie Henes' NC State Wolfpack. How cool would it be for her to win NCAA title #1 after 30-years at her alma mater?
October 15, 2020

The Best NCAA XC Meet of 2020 Is on Saturday at Oklahoma State

Covid-19 has given us a real treat as this weekend's OSU Invitational will offer us something we wouldn't get to see if it weren't for the pandemic: a regular-season matchup between the sport's top three men's teams from 2019 NCAAs -- BYU, NAU, and Colorado. *MB: BYU vs. NAU This Weekend!
November 26, 2019

The Decade Awards: Which NCAA Cross Country Programs & Athletes Were the Best of the 2010s?

We hand out awards, including Runner of the Decade, Upset of the Decade, & Program of the Decade. Plus, what were the best single-season teams of the last 10 years?
November 20, 2019

2019 NCAA XC Men's Team Preview: New Faces, Same Old NAU; Can Colorado Channel the Spirit of '04 and Pull the Upset?

#1 NAU seems poised to become just the third men's team to win 4-straight NCAA XC titles but #2 Colorado has a good team and #4 Stanford has 5 sub-13:50 guys. Can someone pull off a big upset?
September 20, 2019

2019 NCAA Women’s XC Preview: #5 NC State Through #1 New Mexico

#2 Colorado certainly has a chance to repeat but it's an odd year and that means UNM is the team to beat.
September 19, 2019

2019 NCAA Men's XC Season Preview: Men's Teams #10 Oklahoma State Through #6 Notre Dame

We begin our 2019 NCAA XC countdown by unveiling the back half of the LRC top 10 which includes some big names - #10 Ok State, #9 Portland,#8 Colorado, #7 Oregon, #6 Notre Dame.
November 29, 2018

Q&A: Adam Goucher Talks Running With The Buffaloes, His Greatest Running Memories, & the Stress of Becoming a Whistleblower Against Alberto Salazar & NOP

Goucher reveals that he thinks a resolution is looming soon in the Nike Oregon Project doping case. "I think it’s coming very, very soon, but until there is that ultimate resolution, you’re just kind of waiting."
November 27, 2018

Running With The Buffaloes At 20: Author Chris Lear Reflects On the Running Cult Classic In An In-Depth Interview

20 years ago, Adam Goucher won the NCAA men's cross country title for Colorado. That feat and the entire Buffs season would soon be immortalized by author Chris Lear in his cult classic Running With The Buffaloes. This week we are catching up with Lear and many of the Buffs and asking them to reflect back 20 years later.
November 17, 2018

MAGS-NIFICENT: Dani Jones Leads Colorado Women To Dominant Win at 2018 NCAA Cross Country Championships

The Colorado women hadn't been on top of the winner's circle at the NCAA xc champs in 14 years but their drought was broken in style on Saturday as they won both the team and individual titles.
November 14, 2018

2018 NCAA XC Women's Team Preview: New Mexico Goes For 3rd Title In 4 Years Against A Deep Field Of Contenders

Mark Wetmore says that NCAA xc is "chaotic and unpredictable." That certainly could be true this year as 5 teams have a legitimate shot at the title - UNM, Oregon, Colorado, Boise State, and Arkansas.
September 28, 2018

2018 Wisconsin Invite: NAU Men Send Message, Colorado Women Surprise, Wisconsin's Morgan McDonald & Alicia Monson Sweep Individual Titles

The men's race went according to form as the NAU men DOMINATED and Morgan McDonald was fantastic while the women's race was full of surprises both in the team and individual race.
November 15, 2017

2017 NCAA XC Women's Team Preview: Oregon Tries to Repeat, Colorado Seeks Redemption, & New Mexico Is Loaded Again

This is one of the more exciting team battles in recent memory, as there are 5 teams that legitimately think they can win the NCAA title on Saturday. Who has the edge Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, San Fran or Stanford?
October 12, 2017

2017 Wisconsin Invite/Pre-Nats Preview: Who Will Emerge as the NCAA Favorites as the XC Season Heats Up?

There should be some great matchups this weekend. Justyn Knight vs. Grant Fisher (and Morgan McDonald?) at Wisconsin. Katie Rainsberger vs. Karissa Schweizer at Pre-Nats. No. 1 NAU vs. No. 3 Syracuse vs. No. 4 Stanford in the men's race at Wisconsin. No. 1 Colorado vs. No. 2 Oregon vs. No. 4 Michigan in the women's race at Pre-Nats. Get excited. *MB: Official 2017 Wisco / Pre-Nats Discussion Thread- Who you got? 
September 15, 2017

2017 NCAA Women's XC Preview: #2 New Mexico & #1 Colorado

Colorado choked away a national title chance last year but they've got a real good shot at winning in 2017, but a top heavy New Mexico team is going to be very hard to beat.
September 13, 2017

2017 NCAA Men's XC Preview: #6 Colorado & #5 Stanford

Colorado won back to back titles in 2013 and 2014 but we don't think they'll win this year and the same is true for Stanford which hasn't won since 2003.
February 07, 2017

The Week That Was In Running: The Colorado Milers, Snow CrossNationals, Callum Hawkins, Amy Cragg and More

Plus a funny clip of Jenny Simpson delivering good news on national football signing day.
November 16, 2016

2016 NCAA XC Women's Team Preview: The Unstoppable Colorado Women Will Win The 2016 NCAA Title

Sorry Washington,#3 Providence, #2 NC State and super young and super-talented Stanford, but the Buffs will win it all on Saturday.
November 15, 2016

2016 NCAA XC Men's Team Preview: Can Northern Arizona Send Futsum Zienasellassie and Coach Eric Heins Out on Top?

The men's team race is full of intrigue. Will Syracuse defend or will Colorado reclaim the title? Can NAU get the storybook ending? Could Stanford lose its conference but win NCAAs? And don't forget Arkansas.