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March 29, 2021

Two Decades After Brannen, Webb, & Willis, Ron Warhurst Has Another Teen Mile Star on His Hands. His Name Is Hobbs Kessler.

The 77-year-old Warhurst, who has doled out running advice to everyone from Matthew Centrowitz to Tom Brady, has taken on a role coaching Kessler, who ran 3:57.66 on Sunday to break the US indoor high school mile record.
September 19, 2019

2019 NCAA Women's XC Preview: #10 Michigan State Through #6 Washington

We begin our 2019 NCAA XC countdown by unveiling the first half of the LRC top 10.
September 13, 2017

2017 NCAA Women's XC Preview: #6 NC State & #5 Michigan

NC State and Michigan both had fantastic 2016 campaigns - can they replicate that magic in 2017?
October 27, 2016

2016 NCAA XC Conference Preview, 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.
September 19, 2016

2016 NCAA Women's XC Preview: #10 Michigan State, #9 Oklahoma State, #8 Michigan, and #7 Boise State

With the Olympics and Diamond league season now over and the big NCAA meets approaching, we start our NCAA top 10 countdown with the women.
February 21, 2016

2016 Alex Wilson Invitational Results: Fast DMRs Highlight As Oklahoma State Runs Third Fastest Time In NCAA History With 9:26.60

They beat Washington by .59-seconds as the top five teams went under 9:30. On the women's side, Michigan ran the third fastest time in the NCAA this year to win in 10:58.25 over Notre Dame (11:00.73).
November 18, 2015

2015 NCAA XC Women's Team Preview: Can New Mexico Prove Itself To Be The Greatest NCAA Team In History?

Joe Franklin's Lobos will be racing history on Saturday in Louisville.
October 29, 2015

2015 NCAA XC Conference Preview, Part II: What To Watch On Saturday & Sunday

Be break down the Big 12, Big 10, and Big East for you.
October 15, 2015

Pre-Nats Preview: No. 1 Colorado And King Ches Should Roll In The Men's Race; No. 2 Colorado, No. 4 Oregon And No. 5 Michigan Duke It Out In Women's Race

UTEP's Anthony Rotich and Jonah Koech will challenge Cheserek, but is there any way they can beat him? In the women's race, studs Aisling Cuffe (Stanford), Erin Finn (Michigan) and Bethan Knights (Cal) will all aim for victory after winning major invitationals earlier this season.
September 15, 2015

2015 Women's XC Preview: #10 Arkansas And #9 Michigan

Arkansas loses a lot to graduation but still has the country's most versatile runner in Dominique Scott. Michigan, with Erin Finn, will look to rebound after an injury-plagued 2014 saw them slip from preseason #1 to 18th at NCAAs. With both teams featuring such strong frontrunners, they crack our pre-season top 10.
February 28, 2015

2015 Big 10 Indoor Track And Field Championships Results

Michigan State got wins in the 3000 (Rachele Schulist - 9:01) and the DMR where they ran 10:57 to beat Michigan (11:02). Penn State got wins from Robby Creese (3000) and the DMR which ran 9:40.62 to beat Indiana (9:41.68).
*Big 10 Meet Home With Previews/Recaps/Info

November 22, 2014

8 Thoughts On The Women's NCAA XC Championships: Michigan State And Walt Drenth Get It Done

We give Walt Drenth, Michigan State and Kate Avery the praise they deserve, plus talk Sarah Disanza, Emma Bates, Providence, and freshmen.

October 30, 2014

Big 10s Preview: #1 Michigan St. vs. #4 Michigan in the Women's Race; Can the Wisconsin Men Start a New Streak?

The Michigan and MSU women may not be 1-2 in the polls anymore but they're still two of the best teams in the country. The #1 Spartans are going for their fourth conference title in five years while the Wolverines are looking to get back on track after a third-place finish at Pre-Nats. In the men's race, Wisconsin will look to reclaim the title after Indiana snapped its streak of 14 consecutive wins last year.

October 16, 2014

2014 adidas Wisconsin Preview: An Incredible 19 Ranked Men's Teams And 22 Ranked Women's Teams Are Ready To Battle

Friday's adidas Wisconsin Invitational pits #3 NAU against #7 Stanford on the men's side, while the women's race features 22 ranked teams, including #2 Michigan State, #5 Arkansas and #6 Stanford as well as 9-time defending Canadian champs Guelph. Joe Rosa, Maksim Korolev, Stanley Kebenei and Futsum Zeinasellassie will bid for the individual men's title; Shelby Houlihan leads a loaded women's individual field.

October 06, 2014

Elise Cranny Debuts, Patrick Tiernan Dominates, Stanford Looks Great on Paper and The Greatest Colorado Team Ever? Seven Thoughts on the Weekend's XC Action

We break down the action from last week for you. Have we finally found a challenger for Edward Cheserek?

September 29, 2014

Emma Bates Struggles, Alexa Efraimson Collapses, All Hail Southern Utah and Watch Out For...Furman? Seven Thoughts on XC's First Big Weekend

We give you the scoop on the key xc results from last weekend. Along the way, we also talk about the men of Oklahoma State and Providence.