December 07, 2023
The Foot Locker Cross Country Championships Are Back with an Old Name and a New Sponsor
After changing its name twice in recent years, the meet, now in its 45th year, has emerged from a period of uncertainty and signed a new sponsorship deal with HOKA.
November 29, 2023
Weekend Viewing Guide: Cross Champs, NXN, Blanks Chases Olympic Standard & Valby Sub-15:00 at BU?
Cross Champs is Thursday, NXN is Saturday, and most of the NCAA's best will be in Boston trying to run fast 3ks and 5ks.
November 18, 2023
2023 NCAA XC Breakdown: Tuohy's Heroics, Valby's Historic Season, OSU Dethrones NAU, & More
Tuohy did not get the repeat individual title but today's gutsy run may have been her finest hour in what may have been her final race for NC State. Our Jonathan Gault breaks it down in 3,000+ words.
November 17, 2023
Laurie Henes Says Katelyn Tuohy "Is In Better Shape Than She's Ever Been" Ahead of 2023 NCAA XC Meet
Plus UVA coach Vin Lananna explains why Saturday's meet has sold out to the public.
November 16, 2023
2023 NCAA XC Women's Individual Preview: Who Has The Edge in Valby-Tuohy II?
Tuohy topped Valby in 2022 but Valby destroyed Tuohy at Nuttycombe this year. Who wins this much-anticipated rematch in what very well could be their final NCAA showdown?
November 15, 2023
2023 NCAA XC Women's Preview: Surging NAU Tries to Derail NC State 3-Peat
No women's team has three-peated since Stanford (2005-07) while the NAU women have never won NCAA XC. Will one of those droughts change on Saturday?
November 15, 2023
2023 NCAA XC Men's Preview: The NAU-OSU Rematch Should Be Incredible
NAU beat OSU on a tiebreaker a year ago and both teams could be even better in 2023. Who will win it all in Charlottesville?
November 10, 2023
2023 NCAA XC Championships Qualifiers & Analysis
The OK State men & NAU women impressed. There was drama out West, where the Gonzaga & Portland men surprised as Oregon & Washington failed to qualify.
November 09, 2023
Here Are the Projected 2023 NCAA XC Qualifiers (Pre-Regionals)
Skipping Nuttycombe could come back to haunt the Oregon men -- right now, they're projected to miss NCAAs. We project every team qualifier ahead of Friday's regionals.
October 27, 2023
2023 NCAA XC Conference Recap: Valby’s Dominance Grows, Stanford Men & UW Women Win Final Pac-12s, Wisconsin Men Score 19
Parker Valby won the SEC meet by a staggering 33.8 seconds while the Stanford men rebounded from a disappointing showing at Nuttycombe to win Pac-12s.
October 26, 2023
NCAA XC Conference Preview: Valbymania Heads to SC, Big 12s Is Loaded, and Bye-Bye Pac-12
We preview a huge weekend of XC action. Will Oregon's Jerry Schumacher will pull the redshirts from star freshmen Simeon Birnbaum, Connor Burns, and Archie Noakes?
October 12, 2023
The Last Dance Begins for Katelyn Tuohy and the NC State Women
With Tuohy, Kelsey Chmiel, and Sam Bush back for one last go-round, NC State's quest for a 3rd straight title hits high gear at Friday's Nuttycombe Invitational.
September 30, 2023
2023 NCAA XC Women's Top 10: Katelyn Tuohy Tries to Lead NC State to 3-Peat
Tuohy, who won the individual last year, opted to return to Raleigh and is one of four women on the NC State roster who finished in the top 20 last year.
September 28, 2023
2023 NCAA XC Men's Top 10: Everyone Is Still Chasing NAU
Our pre/midseason top 10 is here. NAU is loaded, but OK State could be even better than '22, when they lost NCAAs to NAU on a tiebreaker.
September 13, 2023
Super Fan Mike Mahon Attends His 2,000th Cross Country Meet
Mahon, 60, has been to more than 52 meets a year over 38 seasons and has no plans on slowing down. *MB: We've found our sport's greatest fan. Mike Mahon just attended his 2,000 cross country meet.
June 14, 2023
From Norway to Flagstaff: How Double Threshold Training Is Taking Over the World
What links Jakob Ingebrigtsen, the NAU cross country team, and Sebastian Coe? Double threshold training, which is having a moment in 2023. Note, this article is behind our SC paywall for 72 hours (until Saturday).
February 18, 2023
In Bathurst, the "World's Greatest Footrace" Lived Up to Its Name
Beatrice Chebet, Jacob Kiplimo, and the sport of cross country were the big winners Down Under.
February 17, 2023
RRW: Cheptegei and Kamworor say they are ready to battle at press conference: "Cross country... is in my DNA," said Kamworor
The two stars have been battling on road, track and grass since 2014.
February 16, 2023
Joshua Cheptegei Is Ready to Go & More Insights From the World XC Course
Six years ago, Cheptegei melted down at World XC on a hot day in Kampala. His team believes he is better prepared for the heat on Saturday.