South Florida Harriers will start the 2017 cross country season on Friday night at the Under The Lights/Twilight Kickoff hosted by Ferguson High School.
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The Chiles girls and boys cross country teams fell just shy of state titles in 2016. The Timberwolves will begin their 2017 quest at the Cougar XC Challenge at Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park in Tallahassee.
It's cross country time! Here are fifteen signs you know the season is here. Check out our list and feel free to add your own in the comments section.
Coach Jamie LaFollette gives us the Scouting Report on both the girls and boys squads.
Lake Minneola senior Noah Quintana had seven races under 17 minutes in 2016, but failed to qualify for the state meet out of 4A Region 1, also known as the Region of Doom.
Preseason classics and jamborees are in the books which means the regular season is officially here. The schedule is loaded with major invitationals from South Florida, to North Florida and everywhere in between. Check out our virtual meets, coverage schedule, and more in our Meets On Tap.
See the top 500 returning times from the 2016 Cross Country finals and which girls have the best shots at bringing back the crown!
See the top 500 returning times from the 2016 Cross Country finals and which boys have the best shots at bringing back the crown!
Coach Adam English gives us the scouting report on this year's squad, one he says is coming off of their best summer training sessions in recent years.
We spotlight Fort Myers senior Fiona Kurland who finished 16th at last year's 3A Cross Country Finals.
Cross country season is here. A total of six teams made their way to Strawberry Crest High School in Dover for the Easts Hillsborough Invitational to kick off 2017.
We project the top JV girls cross country squads in the state of Florida based on the season best times from last year of the #8-14 returning runners.
We project the top JV boys cross country squads in the state of Florida based on the season best times from last year of the #8-14 returning runners.
Edith Brannigan, the mother of world-class runner Mikey Brannigan, writes about raising him
Coach Zach White gives us the Scouting Report on his MDCA boys team.
Land O'Lakes senior Alex Normandia finished in the top ten in every race in 2016 except for the Cross Country Finals where he was 13th.
Melbourne's Natalie Bress ran a very impressive 19:14.40 to win the Wickham Park Jamboree. We merged the results of every meet from across the state to see who won the week.
Antonio Gomez of Frostproof made his 2017 debut at the Dreadnaught Pre-Season Meet and posted the fastest time of anyone this week winning the event in 16:08.77. We merged the results from meets around the state and rank the 100 best performances .
The Ponte Vedra girls finished 4th last year in 3A, while the boys just missed out on a trip to the Cross Country Finals.
Estero junior Hugh Brittenham was second at the district championship and 4th at the 3A Region 3 Championship. Learn more about Brittenham in this Spotlight Athlete feature.
We breakdown all the preseason classics and jamborees across the state plus results, coverage, and more in our Week In Review.
We take a look at the top 1,000 girls 5k times heading into the 2017 season.
We take a look at the top 1,000 boys 5k times heading into the 2017 season.
Darryl Waller was on-site at the Wickham Park Jamboree and snapped over 500 action packed images from the meet.
Eric Kidd was on-site at the Warrior Jamboree Run and snapped over 500 photos from the event at West Orange High School.
Bridget Morse and Troy Smith were the individual champions while Matanzas and Fleming Island won the team battles at the 2017 Cecil Field Pre-season Classic in Jacksonville
Cedric Gillette was on-site at the 2017 Cecil Field Pre-Season Classic in Jacksonville and captured over 500 photos of all the action including this one from the start of the girls race.
2016 2A Cross Country Finals runner-up and Foot Locker National Finalist Charles Hicks of Bolles is back for another weekly training blog.
Gulf Coast junior Nickolas Kamen has his eyes set on a top ten finish at state and helping his team earn a top five showing as well.
We look at both the girls and boys team and individual battles in our virtual meet.