The Ultimate Girls Foot Locker Preview

* The Foot Locker Nationals girls race from 2016

Foot Locker Nationals is right around the corner on December 9 at Balboa Park in San Diego, California. 

No question, Foot Locker is a historic meet where the nation's best have always competed against each other to decide an individual national championship. And Saturday's event will continue to offer some memorable performances. 

With reigning champion Claudia Lane of Malibu (CA) High back, and prolific talent literally all over the girls field, we are on tap to witness one of the best races on the cross country calendar. 

Click on the slideshow to find out the which athletes to watch by region, as well as some of the all-time lists from nationals and all-time at Balboa Park. The staff also gives their picks for the top five at Foot Locker Nationals. Let us know what you think in the comments. 

Northeast l South l Midwest l West l FL All-Time l Balboa Park l Staff Predictions