West Springfield's Caroline Alcorta and the Blacksburg girls cross country further legitimized themselves to be considered as part of the nation's best with their runaway victories at the adidas XC Challenge on Saturday in Cary, North Carolina.
A new course record for Tessa Barrett at the PIAA Foundation meet. An incredible team performance by the North Allegheny guys at the same meet. The Unionville girls impressed at Cherokee in NJ. (Photo coursey of Margaret Smith)
Carmel, IN, girls absolutely crushed the competition in KY this weekend, and looked scary good in the process. Much more action inside!
Defending champion Eliza Dekker will face a tough Challenge from some runners that weren't in the race last year.
The downhill start at WakeMed helps get the pace set very fast, and that often leads to fast times despite the challenging course.
Virtual meet preview of the Virginians competing at the adidas XC Challenge on Saturday in Cary, North Carolina at the WakeMed Soccer Complex. A total of 11 schools from Virginia will be making the trip out-of-state. Virginia's top ranked runner in Caroline Alcorta of West Springfield and Virginia's top ranked team in Blacksburg will both be competing in this meet along with many other top ranked runners and teams among this select group of teams previewing the Nike Cross Southeast Regional course, which always produces fast 5K times.