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Royal Shrewsbury School Hunt offers glimpse of cross country running's roots| News  International Association of Athletics Federations

In a fortnight's time, Thursday 28 February, the 'IAAF Heritage Cross Country Running Display – 1819 to 2019' will open in DOKK1, Aarhus' library and culture ...

International Association of Athletics Federations
Tergat donates iconic uniform to IAAF Heritage Cross Country Running Display in Aarhus  International Association of Athletics Federations

In four weeks' time on Thursday 28 February, the 'IAAF Heritage Cross Country Running Display – 1819 to 2019' will open in DOKK1, Aarhus' library and culture ...

International Association of Athletics Federations
Do you remember running cross country at Diss Grammar School in 1979? | News  Enjoy Diss More

Some may have fond memories, others may have bad ones, but most remember running cross country for their school at some point in their lives.

Enjoy Diss More
Handley's Fergus overcomes hip fracture to star in swimming, cross country  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — After Kenzi Fergus finished her 500-yard freestyle swim at Friday's Region 4C Championships in Sterling, Handley coach Tag Grove said the ...

The Winchester Star
Star Valley's Wetzel signs to run distance, cross-country at Wyoming  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Star Valley senior Asefa Wetzel signed Wednesday to run cross-country and distance at the University of Wyoming.

Casper Star-Tribune Online
Nike Running Camps Celebrating 10 years with Oberlin College Cross Country Camps  PR Web

The Oberlin College Cross Country program and the Nike Running Camps celebrate their tenth-year anniversary this summer with their announcement of the ...

PR Web
Arizona Wildcat Carlos Villarreal seeking strong time in mile in effort to qualify for NCAA championships  Kokomo Perspective

Junior has 27th best time in mile this year, and need to get down into top 16.

Kokomo Perspective
Naimhwaka happy with Otjiwarongo cross-country run Otjiwarongo  The Southern Times

Otjiwarongo – Athletics Namibia (AN) president Erwin Naimhwaka has congratulated the organisers of the inaugural 2019 National Cross-Country ...

The Southern Times
KPC Cross Country set for Feb 16 in Kibwezi  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 15 0 – The third edition of the Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Cross Country will take place tomorrow, Saturday at the Thange market Get ...

Capital FM Kenya
Run ends for Franklin girls cross country, track coach Bjorklund  Hometownlife.com

A familiar face within the Livonia Franklin High coaching ranks has stepped down. Dave Bjorklund, who served as the girls cross country head coach for 17 ...

Where’s the closest place to find snow near San Francisco?  San Francisco Chronicle

You could leave right now and in a matter of hours find yourself throwing a snowball, sailing down a ski run, tubing on a hill or cruising on cross-country skis on a ...

San Francisco Chronicle
Jamestown student hopes to raise $20,000 for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society  Virginia Gazette

Jamestown High School freshman Noah Katz is an avid student and a member of the school baseball team. He's also leading a group that hopes to raise ...

Virginia Gazette
For the love of running | Gorge Life  Dalles Chronicle

Amanda Phillips' favorite days are when she puts in six miles of running in the morning and then another 15 after she finishes teaching girls' PE at The Dalles ...

Dalles Chronicle
2019 Volvo V90 Cross Country review: A plush adventure wagon  CNET

The Volvo V90 Cross Country packs SUV utility with a big helping of luxury.

Eagles’ Walls signs to run for Bulldogs  Belgrade News

CHURCHILL — Following a strong track season a year ago, and then shining in the fall during cross country, Shelby Walls began to seriously think about ...

Belgrade News
‘Take the time to learn:’ Beto O’Rourke visits Milwaukee, Madison while debating presidential run  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke made a visit in Milwaukee today, criticizing the president's national emergency declaration. The stop ...

WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee
Mountain lion runner tells press conference how he killed the cat  Canadian Running Magazine

Travis Kauffman, the runner who who was attacked by a young male mountain lion while running on trails in Colorado on February 4, calmly and articulately told ...

Canadian Running Magazine
500 expected for annual Hunny Bell Cross Country Run for Break children's charity | Cromer, Sheringham and North Walsham News  North Norfolk News

A Norfolk charity is appealing to fitness fans and their families to sign up for one of the county's most popular cross country events, to raise funds for looked-after ...

North Norfolk News
(AUDIO) West Point-Beemer's Ortiz to run Track and Cross Country at Midland  KTIC

West Point-Beemer Girls Track & Field and Cross Country Standout Jainelly Ortiz is headed to Midland next season. Ortiz is a distance runner and says she ...

KDF soldiers mount heavy artillery in Eldoret, waiting to attack Kenya Police  Daily Nation

KDF have never produced senior men's race champion for the last 23 years.

Daily Nation
South Lake Tahoe woman's cross country run/walk nears completion  South Tahoe Now

The journey started as South Lake Tahoe resident Ari Ramos touched the Atlantic Ocean and left Jacksonville, Florida on January 28, 2016, , and if all goes well ...

South Tahoe Now
Wildcat Carlos Villarreal seeking strong time in mile to qualify for NCAA championships  Arizona Daily Star

Junior has 27th best time in mile this year, and need to get down into top 16.

Arizona Daily Star
On National Donor Day, a message from a Florida man who is awaiting his fourth kidney transplant  The Capitolist

Today is Valentine's Day. It's a day in which the traditional image of the heart is used to demonstrate one's love and affection. It's also National Organ Donor Day, ...

The Capitolist
Bor brothers lead Army to cross country championship  United States Army

Sgt. Emmanuel Bor led the Army men's team to gold in the Armed Forces Cross Country Championship Feb. 2 and said he was motivated by running with his ...

United States Army
Abilene Christian grad Hackett hopes to go to the distance  ReporterNews.com

Alexandria “Allie” Hackett doesn't have issues going the distance. It was evident after high school in Rhode Island when she and twin sister Michaela made the ...

Run for 224: 37th Davis Stampede event to honor Officer Natalie Corona  The Aggie

On Feb. 24, A Change of Pace Foundation will host The Davis Stampede in remembrance of Officer Natalie Corona, who was fatally shot in downtown Davis on ...

The Aggie
Pepperdine Balances Two Track Teams Due to Title IX  Graphic

Photo Courtesy of Judith Brister. Head Track Coach Robert Radnoti created an all-women's indoor track team to compete with Pepperdine's Division I peers and ...

Should Home Schooled Kids Participate in Public School Sports?  ktemnews.com

Texas House Bill 1324 would allow home schooled students in Texas to participate in UIL athletic activities. Do you think this is a good idea? Let us know.

What makes BUCS cross country so special?  Fast Running

Team spirit, face paint, the rivalries and traditions make for a truly memorable event each year. Face paint adorning every cheek, crowds of excited students ...

Fast Running
Cross country win as Chekole becomes an Aussie  Courier Mail

ETHIOPIAN cross country champion Chekole Getenet has won the race to become Australian.

Courier Mail
The 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country Is The Anti-Crossover  Jalopnik

The sedanapocalypse, it must be acknowledged, is upon us. We're all getting bloated crossovers and SUVs because they are “just as good” and yet have ...

High Country Running: TRF youth program has a place for all  Arizona Daily Sun

Running never came naturally to me. I didn't automatically enjoy it, nor was I that good at it.

Arizona Daily Sun
Set the record straight | News, Sports, Jobs  Lewistown Sentinel

UNIVERSITY PARK — Each track season has its own boutique event. In the spring, the steeple chase is ran only in big invitationals, and always proves to be.

Lewistown Sentinel
Singha Park Chiang Rai Cross Country Run 2019  RunSociety

Singha Park Chiang Rai Cross Country Run 2019 will be held on 2nd February 2019, Saturday at Singha Park, Chiang Rai, Thailand. The categories available ...

Forces Runners Compete At Inter Services Championships  Forces Network

It was a good day for the RAF and the Army in the sunshine at RAF Halton.

Forces Network
Dulwich Runners win promotion to the top flight of the Surrey Cross Country League  London News Online

Dulwich will be up against Hercules Wimbledon and Herne Hill Harriers next season after another excellent team display at Lloyd Park to win promotion to the ...

London News Online
Meet the Speedy Twins Headed to the Olympic Marathon Trials  runnersworld.com

Twin runners Sabrina Lopez and Regina Lopez both qualified for the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials at the California International Marathon.

Edwards takes gold as C&AC’s masters dominate the Midlands  Leamington Courier

Leamington C&AC's masters ladies maintained their lead in the Midland Cross Country League at the weekend to take gold, while Kelly Edwards was awarded ...

Leamington Courier
Why America's New Apartment Buildings All Look the Same  Bloomberg

Cheap stick framing has led to a proliferation of blocky, forgettable mid-rises—and more than a few construction fires.

Athletics: Tauranga runner Sam Tanner claims Olympian Nick Willis' U19 1500m record  New Zealand Herald

Tauranga teenager is breaking records, now holding the NZ U19 1500m record.

New Zealand Herald
A ride for the adventurous  Gisborne Herald

by Kim Parkinson Published: February 16, 2019 1:33PM. BORN TO RIDE: Riders about to set off on the four-day East Cape Capers Adventure Ride from ...

Gisborne Herald
Three Blue Devils Garner All-ACC Academic Honors  GoDuke.com

DURHAM, N.C. – Three members of the Duke cross country team, including one from the women's squad and two from the men's team, received All-ACC ...

Boston City Wide cross country running downhill  Boston Herald

For years, cross country in the inner city has been either obsolete or struggling to hold on. There had been elite runners — Ruben Sanca, Said Ahmed, Ahmed ...

Boston Herald
A Year Later, Remembering 17 Lives Lost in the Parkland High School Shooting  PEOPLE.com

Before a former student killed 17 students and staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the trombone player for the school's Eagle Regiment ...

Belleville cross-country team running well  NorthJersey.com

This is the time of the year in which cross-country runners generally enjoy their best performances.

Running 'life-changing' for Riverside senior Jack Condon  News-Herald.com

Spectators thinned on the Madison High School grounds late in the morning Sept. 29. The U Wanna Come Back Invitational's main events, the varsity boys and ...

'I'll tell you straight out, only for the Harty Cup, God knows what would have happened with my career after that'  The42

25 years on, Seán Óg Ó hAilpín reflects on a Dr Harty Cup victory in the last all-Cork final meeting.

CVU girls storm to New England cross-country running championship  BurlingtonFreePress.com

The Redhawk girls cruised to their fifth New England high school cross-country running title on Saturday in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Denmark's Kralovetz wins Division 2 state cross country title  Green Bay Press Gazette

WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Leah Kralovetz wasn't sure if she could win the state cross country title, but her coaches gave her the confidence that it could happen.

Green Bay Press Gazette
Gallagher, Plymouth team lead the way in Division 2 state cross country  Herald Times Reporter

Anna Gallagher of Two Rivers and Plymouth team have strong showings in Division 2 at WIAA state cross country meet.

Herald Times Reporter
Running With Visual Impairment - Visually-Impaired Siblings Run Cross Country  Runner's World

The four Scott siblings continue to run cross-country, despite struggling with visual impairment.

Runner's World
Katelyn Tuohy Wins Her Second National Cross-Country Title in Dominating Fashion  Runner's World

Katelyn Tuohy, the remarkable teen from New York state who has shattered records throughout her high school running career, won her second national ...

Runner's World
Notre Dame boys finish in second place at state cross country  Green Bay Press Gazette

Notre Dame boys have best finish ever at state cross country by taking second place in Division 2.

Green Bay Press Gazette
CVU girls qualify for cross-country national championships  BurlingtonFreePress.com

WAPPINGER FALLS, N.Y. - The Champlain Valley Union High School girls cross-country running team is headed to the national championships for the third ...

Vermont cross-country running: Coaches' power rankings (Oct. 8)  BurlingtonFreePress.com

The latest cross-country running power rankings, as voted on by the coaches at vthsxc.com.

European Cross-Country Champion Face-Plants Across Finish Line  Runner's World

France's Jimmy Gressier wanted to win the U-23 European Cross Country Championship in style, but things didn't quite go according to plan.

Runner's World
Vermont cross-country running: Coaches' power rankings (Oct. 15)  BurlingtonFreePress.com

The latest cross-country running power rankings, as voted on by the coaches at vthsxc.com.

Bowling Green cross country coach in the running for national title  KSDK.com

Matt Chance has been the head cross country and track coach at Bowling Green for two decades. In that time, he's created an impressive dynasty, but it's his ...

McCarthy wraps up cross country run | News  Norfolk Daily News

A former Norfolk resident likely has earned a spot in the record books.

Norfolk Daily News
WCPS Elementary School Cross Country Run  Herald-Mail Media

More than 700 kids competed at the 37th annual WCPS Elementary School Cross Country Run on Saturday at Eastern Elementary School. Facebook · Twitter ...

Herald-Mail Media
​Boston's 'Forrest Gump' re-enacting end of cross-country run  WCVB Boston

Before there was "Forrest Gump," there was Dave McGillivray. Gump, the fictitious simpleton played by Tom Hanks in the 1994 Oscar-winning film, trotted across ...

WCVB Boston
Watch European Cross Country Championships live  BBC Sport

The European Cross Country Championships takes place in Tilburg, Netherlands - watch live BBC Sport coverage.

BBC Sport
Neenah boys, Appleton North girls win Fox Valley Association cross country titles  Appleton Post Crescent

NEW LONDON – With the finish line in sight at the final flag, Rowen Ellenberg knew it was time to finish strong after leading by a stride throughout the majority of ...

Appleton Post Crescent
Galloway brothers hope to extend run of cross country state titles  Orlando Sentinel

Oviedo High brothers Kayamo and Mamush Galloway have been on four consecutive cross country state championship teams and plan to win more.

Orlando Sentinel
West Milford girls cross country running with confidence  NorthJersey.com

The West Milford girls' cross country team can visualize the finish line.

Why I love . . . cross-country running  The Irish Times

'It will be painful, it will be arduous, it will hurt and it will be glorious' – Niamh Donnelly.

The Irish Times
Cross Country Spikes - Best Cross Country Shoes 2018  Runner's World

Today's cross-country spikes are lighter, better fitting, and more flexible than ever—and more varied. The five new models we tested each delivered a unique ...

Runner's World
Northern Arizona Men Three-Peat, Colorado Women Dominate at Cross-Country Championships  Runner's World

Dani Jones secured the individual title and led the Colorado women to win the 2018 NCAA Cross Country Championships while Morgan McDonald won the ...

Runner's World
STATE CHAMPS: Saranac Lake boys capture cross country title | News, Sports, Jobs  The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

The Saranac Lake boys cross-country running team has captured its first state title in 23 years, winning the NYSPHSAA championship Saturday at Sunken ...

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
D-1 runner-up Plymouth poised for another boys cross country run  Hometownlife.com

Led by the one-two punch of Carter Solomon and Patrick Byrnes, Plymouth is once again a contender for the Division 1 boys crossc country state title.

State girls cross country: Farmington duo finishes 2-3 in Class 2A; Wolfgram drops out of Class A race  St. Paul Pioneer Press

NORTHFIELD — Farmington teammates Lauren Peterson and Anna Fenske spent Saturday's Class 2A cross country state meet doing what they've done for ...

St. Paul Pioneer Press
Video: Bates cross country’s run to nationals  Bates News

Different programs. A striking number of similarities. Both Bates cross country teams are headed to NCAAs in the same season for the first time since 2012!

Bates News
Cross country run optional at some schools to look after children's 'emotional wellbeing'  Stuff.co.nz

Some primary schools are choosing to make cross country optional to save children the embarrassment of competing. The annual running race was once a ...

Allentown's Liam Murphy starred in his first season running cross country  The Trentonian

When you win every regular-season meet, along with the county and sectional championships and qualify for the cross country nationals, most would say that's ...

The Trentonian
Cross Country Running Shoes - 7 Things High School Runners Should Know  Runner's World

As cross-country season begins, it's time for a *fresh* pair of running shoes. But we know it can be easy to get overwhelmed by the selection—and the price ...

Runner's World
Tabb's Kasandra Aulenbach caps high school cross country career with state title  Daily Press

Tabb's Kasandra Aulenbach, whose Class 3 individual title at Great Meadow near Warrenton in November made her the first champion from the Bay Rivers ...

Daily Press
The Beginner's Guide To Cross-Country Running  Coach

Hands up who loved cross-country running at school? Anyone? Well, never mind, we're adults now and there's lots of stuff we didn't like as kids that we now ...

State boys cross country: Roseville’s Acer Iverson wins Class 2A race  St. Paul Pioneer Press

NORTHFIELD — Roseville senior Acer Iverson has spent much of the past year thinking about last fall's cross country state meet, when he finished second to ...

St. Paul Pioneer Press
VIDEO: Preview of the 2018 OFSAA Cross-Country course  Canadian Running Magazine

The 2018 OFSAA Cross-Country Championships are happening in Hamilton this November. Canadian Running caught up with organizers and runners of the ...

Canadian Running Magazine
Cejudo: Weight cut has TJ Dillashaw looking like a cross country-running Pee-Wee Herman  MMA Mania

Henry Cejudo says TJ Dillashaw doesn't look too good after pictures of him trying to make the cut down to 125 pounds surfaced online. According to "The ...

MMA Mania
2018 Chittenden County H.S. cross-country outlook  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Key returnees and newcomers and outlooks of the eight high school cross-country running programs in Chittenden County:

Photos: Fred Gressler Cross-Country Run  The Journal News | LoHud.com

Nyack's Derek Wishner, front, and Clarkstown North's Shawn Kuriakose race to the finish during the boys varsity 2 race at the Fred Gressler Cross Country Run ...

The Journal News | LoHud.com
A cycling team came 12th at the national cross-country running championships  Canadian Running Magazine

The Crimps cycling club came out of running retirement and finished 12th on a sloppy day in Kingston, Ont.

Canadian Running Magazine
Eastwood High School's cross country team running at Nike Cross Nationals  KTSM News Channel 9

Eastwood High School's cross country team is ready to compete with the best in the nation.

KTSM News Channel 9
Katelyn Tuohy Runs Fastest High School Girl's Cross Country Race Ever  Runner's World

Katelyn Tuohy broke the record for the fastest cross country 5K run by a high school girl.

Runner's World
College notes: Glen Garino's training helps Harper College win cross country title  Chicago Tribune

Maine South graduate Glen Garino had a specific goal for his sophomore season at Harper College. After a standout showing last spring for Harper's track team, ...

Chicago Tribune
Slideshow: High school cross-country running event at Stake Lake  Kamloops This Week

A regional high school cross-country running event was held at Stake Lake on Tuesday. KTW photographer Dave Eagles captured the action. Click the arrows ...

Kamloops This Week
Girls Cross Country Earns Fifth Place in State Tournament  The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

The girls cross country team raced to a record fifth place finish in the MIAA All-State meet Sunday morning in Westfield, while the boys team finished ninth.

The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Brogan MacDougall finishes cross-country season undefeated  Canadian Running Magazine

Brogan MacDougall finished her cross-country season undefeated at the Athletics Canada Championships in Kingston on Saturday.

Canadian Running Magazine
Fast to first: Padua's Bader tops in second season running cross country  The News Journal

Lizzy Bader was a Padua Academy sophomore who played field hockey in the fall and ran track in the winter and spring when coach Marnie Giunta, sensing her ...

The News Journal
How to follow the 2018 U Sports Cross-Country Championships  Canadian Running Magazine

The U Sports cross-country championships are tomorrow. The 2018 event is going to be a close race on both the men's and women's sides. Windsor Lancers.

Canadian Running Magazine
Fallen service members honored in nationwide cross-country run  Kankakee Daily Journal

America's Run for the Fallen honored fallen military *service* members at the Kankakee County Courthouse on Tuesday.

Kankakee Daily Journal
Joining Cross Country Changed So Much for This Teen With Autism  Runner's World

She almost didn't make it through her birth, and now she's never felt more alive.

Runner's World
Benefield: SRJC's Vargas off and running for cross country team  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Reesey Byers will never be a cinematographer. Byers, an assistant cross country coach at Santa Rosa Junior College, had his phone's camera trained on the ...

Santa Rosa Press Democrat
U Sports 2018 cross-country predictions  Canadian Running Magazine

It's only three days until the 2018 U Sports cross-country championships. The country's best collegiate cross-country runners will race at Fort Henry in Kingston ...

Canadian Running Magazine
Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year: Manchester Valley freshman Goffena 'exemplary in every way'  Carroll County Times

Rubie Goffena is always up for a challenge. The Manchester Valley freshman controlled any obstacle she faced to become one of the state's top high school ...

Carroll County Times
2018/19 IAAF Cross Country Permit Series - 10 days to go  International Association of Athletics Federations

The series of nine individual meetings in four different countries which make up the 2018/2019 IAAF Cross Country Permit series will kick off in ten days time with ...

International Association of Athletics Federations
Cross-country venues and businesses up and running in Summit County  The Park Record

It's ski season, and not just for the downhillers. After dismal snowfall over the 2017-2018 cross-country season, this one is shaping up nicely, with nearly every ...

The Park Record
College Notebook: Fuller helps Boise St. cross country run with nation's best  The Columbian

Already a reliable part of one of the nation's top cross country teams, Alexis Fuller is shifting into a higher gear.

The Columbian
USports cross-country conference preview  Canadian Running Magazine

It's cross-country conference week in Canada. This weekend, Canadian cross-country runners will line up and see where they stand within their division.

Canadian Running Magazine

cross country running Videos

Cross Country Running: Racing Tips & Tricks
Cross Country Running: Racing Tips & Tricks
Grace Ping, 7th grader, takes down the ENTIRE 2015 Roy Griak high school field
Grace Ping, 7th grader, takes down the ENTIRE 2015 Roy Griak high school field
Great Edinburgh Cross Country 2017 - Men's 8km
Great Edinburgh Cross Country 2017 - Men's 8km
How to Run Faster in Cross Country | Tips for a Faster 5K!
How to Run Faster in Cross Country | Tips for a Faster 5K!
Cross Country Running - Race Strategy
Cross Country Running - Race Strategy
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Cross Country Running Training Exercises
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8km running / Cross-country /Indian Army
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U20 Men’s Race at European XC Championships 2018
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Workout Wednesday: Oklahoma Men Tackle Thunder Road

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How to Run Cross Country. Cross country running can take place over grass, mud, dirt trails, rocky areas, water, hills, etc. – almost anywhere off-track or off-road. Although it can feel punishing at times, in the end, the physical results and the friendships built by common suffering are definitely worth the training and far outweigh the pain involved.
Cross country dates back to the turn of the 20th century as an Olympic Sport when it was contested as a team and individual event at the 1904, 1912, 1920 and 1924 Olympic Games. USATF conducts championship events at the Association, Regional, and National levels for athletes of all ages (youth, open, and masters) at a variety of distances.
Cross country running. Cross country running is one of the disciplines under the umbrella sport of athletics, and is a natural terrain version of long-distance track and road running. Although open-air running competitions are pre-historic, the rules and traditions of cross country racing emerged in Britain.
The Runners Guide. Cross Country Running. Cross Country Running Books. Cross country is a popular sport for both high school and collegiate runners. Although often lumped into the same category as track and field simply because both sports involve running, cross country is actually a sport which is significantly different from track and field.
The race is a simple test, but the preparation for racing is extensive. This section is loaded with information about how to become a better cross country runner. Check the short cross country running tips list first, and keep on reading for more details on each item.
Here is your guide to cross country races, with training tips, race-day secrets, an event directory and a community of fellow cross-country runners. 11 Finish-Line Photos That Inspire Whether it's your first or 100th race, crossing the finish line brings a feeling of accomplishment.
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Now, for those of you who do not know, cross country is a long distance running sport. It is run at meets, like track & field, but unlike track, cross country is ran on trails, golf courses, and even roads.
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Basic Training. Part of the appeal of cross country is that most races take place in parks or on golf courses, places of peace and tranquility, most of which feature some slight to severe elevation gains and losses. Spending time becoming proficient at going up and down is the surest way to faster race times.

cross country running Wiki

Cross country running is a sport in which teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain such as dirt or grass. Sometimes the runners are referred to as harriers (dogs). The course, typically 4–12 kilometres (2.5–7.5 mi) long, may include surfaces of grass, and earth, pass through woodlands and open country, and include hills, flat ground and sometimes gravel road. It is both an individual and a team sport; runners are judged on individual times and teams by a points-scoring method. Both men and women of all ages compete in cross country, which usually takes place during autumn and winter, and can include weather conditions of rain, sleet, snow or hail, and a wide range of temperatures.Cross country running is one of the disciplines under the umbrella sport of athletics, and is a natural terrain version of long-distance track and road running. Although open-air running competitions are pre-historic, the rules and traditions of cross country racing emerged in Britain. The English championship became the first national competition in 1876 and the International Cross Country Championships was held for the first time in 1903. Since 1973 the foremost elite competition has been the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.