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Nike Cross Nationals is Moving to New Course! Oct 16, 2014

Since 2004 the Nike Cross Nationals has brought the fastest high school cross country teams and athletes in the country to Portland, Oregon to compete for the ultimate prize – a national championship. In its 11th year, the Nike Cross Nationals will be contested for the first time ever at Glendoveer Golf Course.

2014 NXN - CBA (NJ) Boys Pre-Race Interview Dec 4, 2014

The storied CBA program is quite familiar with NXN and looks to use that to its advantage come Saturday as the eye a national crown. This team that got 2nd last year was ranked #1 to start the season, but hasn't had the season many expected and currently are projected to place 12th in Portland. The CBA boys have other plans, to bring back the star trophy back to Lincroft, NJ.

2014 NXN - La Salle (RI) Boys Pre-Race Interview Dec 4, 2014

It is the La Salle Academy (RI) Boys first appearance in history at NXN. Despite the minimal experience, they didn't just come here to enjoy the experience. The goal for the 3rd ranked team in the nation is to win.

Top 25 Fastest Returning XC Girls Teams in NXN South Region Aug 1, 2014

A list of the top 25 fastest returning girls cross country teams within the states of the NXN South Regional including Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas.  List is generated by using the average time of the top 5 returnees on each team from their 2013 XC season 5K bests. Note that these are not subjective rankings, which we will produce during the season, but a guide to show some of the top teams coming back in the region.

NXN Pre-Race Interview: Florida Finalists Dec 5, 2014

MileSplit's Brandon Miles catches up with Florida's three NXN finalists Rafaella Gibbons, Franco Martins, and Sukhi Khosla as they prepare for the most competitive race of their cross country careers. 

Gibbons 27th, Khosla 35th, Martins 131st At NXN Dec 6, 2014

The nation's top individuals and teams headed to Glendoveer Golf Course in Portland, Oregon for the 2014 Nike Cross Nationals. The Sunshine State sent three to the prestigious meet with Winter Park freshman Rafaella Gibbons leading the way with a 27th place finish. Our coverage team is on-site and will have videos, interviews, photos, recaps, and more throughout the day!

The Road To Nike Nationals Dec 2, 2014

The Desert Vista girls cross country team will be the 3rd team from Arizona to ever venture north to participate in the Nike Cross Nationals which is no easy task as many will tell you that the Southwest Region is one of the toughest in the country.

WATCH: Rafaella Gibbons Pre NXN Workout Video Dec 3, 2014

4A Cross Country Finals champion Rafaella Gibbons extended her postseason with a sixth place finish at NXN Southeast and a trip to Nike Nationals this weekend in Portland. Gibbons, a freshman at Winter Park finished the WakeMed Sports Complex in a new personal best time of 17:39.40. We caught up with Raffy at her intense workout on Monday. If her performance then was any indication of how she will perform at NXN she is definitely ready. Check out the workout, the impressive times she hit, as well as interviews with her and coach Kristin McWilliams.

Martins Running NXN With Nothing To Lose Dec 3, 2014

Two-time 1A Cross Country Finals champion Franco Martins of Windermere Prep is Portland bound. The senior placed 4th at NXN SE earning him a trip to this weekend's national championship. We caught up with Martins before he left for Oregon to talk about the race at WakeMed Sports Complex, his preparation for this weekend, and much more!

Oregon, Here We Come!!! Dec 4, 2014

La Salle boys and girls in Portland for Nike Cross Nationals this weekend. MileSplit will be there taking care of all the action of this potential history-making event.

A History of Colorado at NXN Nov 30, 2015

Dart Schwaderer was the first Colorado boy to qualify to NXN as an individual. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.

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