On The Line: A Conversation With XC Standout Irene Riggs

In this clip from the latest episode of On The Line, Ashley, Olivia and Cory chat with Morgantown (WV) senior Irene Riggs, who was an All-American at the Eastbay Cross Country Championships in 2021 and won her second straight West Virginia state title. 

Interview Segments: 

  • Irene chats on how the last year has been [1:00]
  • Irene talks about her progression and PRs [2:30]
  • On what she learned about herself over the junior campaign [3:50]
  • On doing big things at Brooks PR [5:30]
  • Cross country or track [7:05]
  • How the culture of distance running is changing in WV [8:05]
  • Irene talks about her offseason [9:50]
  • Irene talks about her family history in endurance sports [12:00]
  • Irene lists her top memory in XC [13:45]
  • Talking about motivation [15:15]
  • Irene talks about whether there's pressure heading into her final season [16:40]
  • Irene gives her thoughts on Country Roads [17:45]

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