Greater Louisville Classic College Races Video and Picture Coverage
KYTrackXC.com Discussion (via MileSplit)
Louisville, KY- The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) will host 115 colleges and universities from 24 states in the 11th Annual Greater Louisville Classic (GLC), which for the first time in the 11 year history should be the largest college meet contested in the United States in 2012. (via MileSplit)
Exceeding expectations is nothing new to Liz Anderson. For the junior cross country runner and her team, the expectations have never been higher. The season has only just begun, but the Commodores are already making headlines, thanks primarily to their remarkable success last fall. (via MileSplit)
Isaac Presson, a 6-foot-3, 155-pound junior on the North Carolina cross country team, walks up to the second floor of Eddie Smith Field House and into the men’s locker room, where freshman Richard Miller asks him if he had caught the score to the Broncos-Falcons game the night before.
A good weekend of cross country is on tap, with a number of prestigious meets around the U.S. including the Roy Griak Invitational, hosted by the University of Minnesota. This year's event is the MileSplit U Meet of the Week.
Erin Finn (West Bloomfield HS, MI) commits to run for the Wolverines of Michigan next year! (Photo by Don Rich) (via MileSplit)
As he begins his fourth year on the UCLA track and field staff, and his first as the Director of the Bruin track and field program, Mike Maynard on Wednesday announced some additions to his UCLA coaching staff.
The Oklahoma State men's and women's cross country teams return home Saturday to compete in the annual Cowboy Jamboree. We decided to get Oshawa, Canada, native Victoria Hanna's insight on the Jamboree and what it means to the athletes competing.
Isaac Wood analyzes the NCAA Top 30 Men’s Cross Country Teams as of September 23, 2012
Last year, the Penn State men's cross country team finished the season with a bad taste in their mouths, after they didn't qualify for the NCAA Championships. It is... (via Penn State)
The Oklahoma State men's cross country team remains at No. 1 in the Midwest Region and the women remain at No. 2, according to this week's United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll.
The Oklahoma State men's and women's cross country teams return home Saturday to compete in the annual Cowboy Jamboree. We decided to get Silverdale, Wash. native Shane Moskowitz's insight on the Jamboree and what it means to the athletes competing.
Another track and field program bites the dust. The latest university to cut its track and field program, is the University of Richmond Spiders.
Texas Tech junior Kennedy Kithuka has been named the MileSplit U National Performer of the Week.
The cream always rises is a term that has countless applications, but none truer than at Mary Baldwin College. Located on hillside of Staunton, in Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, this small college for women offers an educational opportunity unique among American institutions of higher learning. (via MileSplit)
'Checking out a college running program? Get the most out of your time on campus. (via Running Times)
This is the second in a series of blogs by the Marquette University men's and women's cross country teams chronicling the 2012 season. This week GoMarquette.com catches up with men's senior A.J. Gedwill, Marquette's eighth male finisher at the National Catholic Championships on Friday, Sept. 14 at Notre Dame's Burke Memorial Golf Course.
2012 Collegiate Cross Country 6000m Rankings - Women
XC Weekend Highlights from Sept. 14-16.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced Thursday nine finalist for its NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Among the nine finalist were two cross country athletes in Kate Griewisch and Alexi Pappas.
We were all too hung over to notice Luke Puskedra. The day after the 2012 Olympic team trials marathon, when U.S. distance fans and competitors alike were sleeping off the post-race parties, Puskedra, a 10-time All American for the University of Oregon, was quietly, unobtrusively, forcefully making his road debut at the Houston Half Marathon. (via getinthetrailer.com)
Each week MileSplit U will feature a Meet of the Week for the duration of the cross country and track and field seasons. This week's Meet of the Week is the Adidas Challenge meet, hosted by NC State, in Cary NC at WakeMed Soccer park.
“Big Picture” Moves Announced for Oregon Track and Field Staff Johnson elevated to head coach; Lananna to take on larger role with TrackTown USA. EUGENE, Ore. -- Using bold strokes to paint a picture of the future of track and field both locally and nationally, Vin Lananna will transition into a larger role that will benefit the entire University of Oregon and TrackTown USA, while Robert Johnson will be elevated to head track and field and cross country coach, University of Oregon Director of Athletics Rob Mullens announced Tuesday. “This reorganization and promotion within our track and... (via FloTrack)
Get to Know Academy of Art University's Thomas Benson (via www.artuathletics.com)
Random scenes from the University of Virginia men's cross country team preseason workouts.
Jeff Adams was on site at the USF Invitational for the mens race on Friday. The course got a little bit muddy! (via MileSplit)
Last Week In Review: Sept. 6- Sept. 9, 2012
COLUMBIA – Connie Grant shakes his head when he talks about running cross-country at Rock Hill some 40 years ago in Converse tennis shoes. (via MileSplit)
Arizona State sophomore Shelby Houlihan has been named the MileSplit U National Performer of the Week.
NCAA XC is here and there is no escaping them! Lawi LaLang and Stephen Sambu will soon be destroying course records near you. A Repeat for Lawi is a lock righ... 2012 Cross Country Season on Flotrack (via FloTrack)
Indiana University video on Indiana Open
The defending national and Big Ten champion and No. 1-ranked Wisconsin men's cross country team opens its 2012 season with the 8-kilometer Badger Opener at the Zimmer Championship Course Friday at 5 p.m.
Zack Beavin is a freshman at Belmont University after running four successful years at St. Xavier High School in Louisville. This is his second blog post for KYtrackXC.com this fall. (via MileSplit)
Last Week In Review: Aug. 30- Sept. 3, 2012