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Cross-country | running sport | Britannica
A form of cross-country running in the early 19th century was called paper chasing, or hare and hounds—the “hares” started a few minutes before the others and left a trail of paper scraps to be followed by the “hounds.” Cross-country runners came to be known as harriers, after a small hound used to chase genuine hares.

The Origins of Cross Country | Runner's World
The Origins of Cross Country. It's cross country season, when thousands of high school and college runners become harriers. They join the field, race with the pack, take hurdles in stride, cover the course, run in to the finish, and impress their coach.

A Brief History Of Cross Country - angelfire.com
Cross-country was on the Olympic program in 1912, 1920, and 1924, but it was dropped after that because it was considered unsuitable for summer competition. The International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF), which governs track and field worldwide, took over jurisdiction of cross-country in 1962, establishing rules for both men and women.

The History of Cross Country Running - tips4running.com
Currently, the World Cross Country Championships are held once a year. A unique part of the history of cross country is it has a world championship event held every year. This race is governed by the International Association of Athletics Federations. There is a junior race for competitors 19 and under,...

DI Men's Cross Country Championship History | NCAA.com
The complete list of NCAA Men's Cross Country DI champions from the first season to today. DI Men's Cross Country Championship History | NCAA.com Skip to main content

HISTORY OF CROSS COUNTRY
Cross-country was on the Olympic program in 1912, 1920, and 1924, but it was dropped after that because it was considered unsuitable for summer competition. The International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF), which governs track and field worldwide, took over jurisdiction of cross-country in 1962, establishing rules for both men and women.

CIA NY Cross Country History | Culinary Institute of America
History of the CIA Cross Country Program 2007: Runner Mike Murphy leads the team in three meets during the inaugural season. 2008: Lowell Fisher joins as head coach while the CIA Steels double their total races, competing six times against regional foes.

cross-country skiing | History, Rules, & Facts | Britannica
Cross-country skiing, skiing in open country over rolling, hilly terrain as found in Scandinavian countries, where the sport originated as a means of travel as well as recreation and where it remains popular. In its noncompetitive form the sport is also known as ski touring.

Cross country running - Wikipedia
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.

Cross-country skiing - Wikipedia
Skiing started as a technique for traveling cross-country over snow on skis, starting almost five millennia ago with beginnings in Scandinavia. It may have been practised as early as 600 BCE in Daxing'anling, in what is now China.

 

 

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Bailey Named GLVC Scholar Athlete of the Year  UIndy News

CCA teammates drive UCLA-bound cross country standout Carlie Dorostkar to national prominence  Del Mar Times

38 Cross Country/Track & Field Members Leave Team Amid Culture Shift  The Emory Wheel

Longtime Penn State Track & Field, Cross Country Coach Harry Groves Dies  State College News

Women's cross country named 2019 Scholar Team of the Year  Arkansas Razorbacks

Nico Young Named 2019-20 Gatorade® National Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year  Yahoo Finance

Lone Peak's Eliza Arrington wins Gatorade award for girls' cross country  Salt Lake Tribune

Mustang Cross Country Runner Joins Team USA for 2020 Pan Am Cross Country Cup  WNMU News

Kelati leads UNM DMR team to MWC crown  Albuquerque Journal

Cleburne's Maggie Marshall signs with SFA track, cross country  Cleburne Times-Review

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Men's Cross Country Named USTFCCCA All-Academic Team  Stonehill College Athletics

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