Latest Cross country running Stories

2014-01-20 23:25:00

CRMCulture is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2014 USATF USA Cross Country Championships in Boulder, Colorado in 2014. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 CRMCulture is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2014 USATF USA Cross Country Championships in Boulder, Colorado in 2014. The Cross Country National Championships return to Boulder for the second time (2007 was the inaugural event), and will return in 2015 for an uprecendented third time. Boulder has long been...

2011-10-27 00:25:00

With music, beer gardens, and a party atmosphere, Bend, Oregon is changing the way cross country races are organized and operated around the nation. Bend, Oregon (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Signaling a major shift in how cross country races are organized and operated, USA Track & Field announced they have selected Bend, Oregon as the site of the 2013 USATF National Club Cross Country Championships. Bend bid for the event against a number of metropolitan areas, including Chicago, San...

2009-02-04 08:30:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In its third decade of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in partnership with ESPN RISE Magazine, today announced senior distance runner Reed Connor of The Woodlands High School (The Woodlands, Texas) as its 2008-09 Gatorade National Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year. Connor is the fourth student-athlete from the greater Houston area to win Gatorade National Player of the Year honors in any sport, joining...

2006-01-19 14:20:00

By Charnicia E. Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Theirs may not be a contact sport, but high school cross-country runners are not exempt from injury. In fact, injuries are quite common among these athletes, new study findings show. "The results from our study suggest that the injury rates of high school cross country runners continue to be consistently high, per athletic exposure (i.e., actual runner participation in a practice or meet), especially for girls, and that the causes...

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