We have less than two months before NXN hits our calendars. Even before that, critical regional qualifiers will test whether athletes are ready for -- and capable of -- returning to the national race in Portland, Oregon.
Below is a list performances from last year's race compared to the current status of possible returners to the race this year, in both the 5K and 3-mile races. Just where does everyone stand? Find out below.
In the slideshow, we list the top 500 times in the nation this year.