As we head into the last week of September a few of the top freshmen and redshirt freshmen in the nation have made their NCAA xc debuts. Here is our ranking of the top ten freshmen who have competed so far this season.
Crazy Depth: BYU's JV Team Could Finish Top 15 At NCAAs
Last week, we dug into the last 20 years of the men's results from the NCAA Cross Country Championships to identify some commonalities among the championship teams. The analysis didn’t yield definitive rules to win a title, but it did provide some guidelines.
The standard for individual excellence in NCAA cross country is quite clear: finish in the top 40 at nationals. By doing so, an athlete earns All-American status, a title that carries significant weight on a distance runner’s résumé.
The World Anti-Doping Agency removed the ban on Russia’s anti-doping agency on Thursday, setting off a wave of criticism in the athletic community. The ban was enacted in 2015 after reports of widespread state-sponsored doping.
Jordan Hasay of the Nike Oregon Project has dropped out of October’s Chicago Marathon, her second withdrawal from a major marathon in five months, and once again due to a calcaneal stress fracture in the heel of her left foot.
House Of Run: Where Does Kipchoge, And The Marathon, Go From Here?
Injuries will once again keep one of America’s brightest marathon stars from making it to the start line. Jordan Hasay announced on Monday that she has withdrawn from October’s Chicago Marathon citing a fracture in her heel.
Five Takeaways From Eliud Kipchoge's World Record In Berlin
Those in the running world will not soon forget where they were and what they were doing on September 16, 2018, the day 33-year-old Eliud Kipchoge recalibrated our understanding of the marathon by running 2:01:39 in Berlin.