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  1. WATCH LIVE: NCAA Championship Watch Parties With FloTrack

    WATCH LIVE: NCAA Championship Watch Parties With FloTrack

    Mar 15, 2021

    Join Kevin and Gordon, on March 13th and March 15th for three NCAA Championship watch parties. There have never been back-to-back track and cross country championships (and hopefully there never will be again), which means there will be plenty to discuss, debate and analyze. Morgan McDonald and Courtney Frerichs will join the team on Monday for the cross country championships.
  2. Train With The Best, Beside The Best At Spire

    Train With The Best, Beside The Best At Spire

    Mar 9, 2021

    This story is sponsored by SPIRE Institute & Academy. SPIRE and its expert coaches, teachers and performance trainers offer residential camp and academy training programs in basketball, track and field, swimming, esports and drone racing. 
  3. Michigan State Coach Walt Drenth Retires

    Michigan State Coach Walt Drenth Retires

    Dec 1, 2020

    November 22, 2014, was a magical day for Michigan State director of cross country and track and field, Walt Drenth.  His Spartan women, six of whom came from Michigan high schools, showed their superior depth and dominated the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships in Terre Haute, Ind., despite putting only one athlete --sophomore Rachele Schulist-- in the top-10.  They scored 85 points to Iowa State's 147, giving Michigan State their first and only women's national cross country title.
  4. Clemson Cuts Men's Track and Field, Cross Country

    Clemson Cuts Men's Track and Field, Cross Country

    Nov 5, 2020

    Clemson University announced on Thursday that it is cutting men’s indoor and outdoor track and field and cross country effective June 2021, becoming the first Power Five school to eliminate all three programs in 2020.
  5. Three Big Questions Ahead Of The OSU Invitational

    Three Big Questions Ahead Of The OSU Invitational

    Oct 16, 2020

    In a year in which the NCAA indoor, outdoor and cross country championships have been canceled due to COVID-19, it’s safe to say that a mid-October invitational cross country meet has never been more anticipated than Saturday’s OSU Invitational in Stillwater, Oklahoma. 
  6. NCAA XC Opening Weekend Schedule

    NCAA XC Opening Weekend Schedule

    Sep 18, 2020

    Abilene Christian XC Invitational (Abilene, TX)
  7. NCAA XC Champs Scheduled For March 15, But Hurdles Remain

    NCAA XC Champs Scheduled For March 15, But Hurdles Remain

    Sep 17, 2020

    The NCAA Division I Council has approved a proposal to hold the cross country national championships on March 15, 2021, although conflicts with indoor and outdoor track and field could still stymie the plan, the NCAA announced on Wednesday.
  8. NCAA Oversight Committee Recommends March XC Champs

    NCAA Oversight Committee Recommends March XC Champs

    Sep 9, 2020

    On Wednesday, the Division I Competition Oversight Committee recommended that the NCAA Cross Country Championships take place on March 15, 2021, with field sizes of 255 per gender, according to a report from the committee.
  9. DI NCAA Considering A Winter XC Season Starting In January

    DI NCAA Considering A Winter XC Season Starting In January

    Aug 31, 2020

    In the wake of the NCAA Cross Country Championships being canceled this fall due to the pandemic, a proposal has emerged to hold a shortened season from January to mid-March 2021, multiple sources told FloTrack.
  10. NCAA Cancels DI Cross Country Championships This Fall

    NCAA Cancels DI Cross Country Championships This Fall

    Aug 13, 2020

    The 2020 DI NCAA XC Championships, which were to be held this November in Stillwater, OK have officially been canceled by the NCAA. NCAA President Mark Emmert announced the cancellation was due to a majority (over 50%) of institutions canceling their fall seasons.
  11. Big Ten, Pac-12 Call Off Fall Sports

    Big Ten, Pac-12 Call Off Fall Sports

    Aug 11, 2020

    Two of the NCAA’s Power 5 conferences won’t be competing this fall. The Big Ten and the Pac-12 are suspending fall sports, including cross country, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  12. NCAA Division II/III Fall Championships Canceled

    NCAA Division II/III Fall Championships Canceled

    Aug 5, 2020

    Fall sports national championships for NCAA Division II and Division III have been canceled. 
  13. Organizers Recommend 2021 World XC Championships Be Postponed

    Organizers Recommend 2021 World XC Championships Be Postponed

    Jul 30, 2020

    Organizers of next year's World Athletics Cross Country Championships, scheduled for March 20, in Bathurst, Australia in New South Wales, are recommending that these championships be postponed due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.  The board of the local organizing committee has made the recommendation to the World Athletics Council as "a result of biosecurity measures and travel restrictions currently in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Australia," according to an official statement released today.  Australian borders are currently closed to foreign visitors to prevent the spread of the virus.
  14. The NCAA Might Need To Combine The Mid-Atlantic & Northeast XC Regions

    The NCAA Might Need To Combine The Mid-Atlantic & Northeast XC Regions

    Jul 17, 2020

    Ever since the Ivy League announced the cancellation/potential postponing of fall sports slowly but surely other conferences have followed suit. Notably, most of the conferences to cancel their cross country seasons have a majority of their schools participate in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic or Northeast regionals.
  15. Nike Cross Nationals Canceled For 2020

    Nike Cross Nationals Canceled For 2020

    Jul 16, 2020

    A potential U.S. high school cross country season was dealt a colossal blow on Thursday as Nike Cross Nationals, one of two national championship events for U.S.-based preps, was canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, per an announcement.