* A starter begins the final race at the ASICS Cool Breeze Invitational on Saturday in Pomona
Photo Credit: Nick DeGeorge/MileSplit
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By Maxx Bradley
The Labor Day weekend was the unofficial start of what is going to be an exhilarating cross country season.
Despite it being only the first weekend of September, some athletes didn't wait long to drop remarkable times and enter the national conversation.
Whether it was fast times earned in the Texas heat or grueling races at altitude, the first big weekend of high school cross country produced more than enough excitement.
We recapped the major storylines that went down. Check out the links below to read more.