The age group world record holder will not race in Portland
What are speed ratings? What do they mean? Which teams have have been earning the best rated performances this season?
Boys top 100 XC team score rankings for all 9 region qualifiers for the Nike Cross Nationals based on XC team scoring the season best 5K times in the MileSplit database teams from all states in each NXN region.
Using Speed Ratings, we compared how teams ran at their respective regional, to try and see which teams may get the call on Thanksgiving weekend.
Take a look below at MileSplit's coverage from all 8 Nike Cross Nationals regional qualifiers and the California State Meet.
In one year of competitive distance running, Colorado's Brie Oakley rose from 26th at nationals all the way to the top of the ranks to win the Nike Cross Nationals title in 2016. This is her story.More coverage from Nike Cross Nationals:ResultsVideosPhoto Galleries
MileSplit counts down the top 25 pre-season individuals
MileSplit counts down the pre-season top 10 ranked girls cross country teams this week
MileSplit counts down the pre-season top 10 ranked boys cross country teams this week
Is the Foot Locker champion always better than the NXN winner?
Who will make it to NXN in 2016? See the current regional team rankings.
How can the nation's best athletes race both Foot Locker and NXN?
Girls XC team score rankings for all 9 region qualifiers for the Nike Cross Nationals based on XC team scoring the season best 5K times in the MileSplit database teams from all states in each NXN region.
The Kansas state champion fell in the final 100m at NXN Heartland
Who's qualified so far?
Let's meet the Midwest girls individuals
Three boys teams rank inside the top 15 in the NXN Southeast Region as they'll eye a team birth to Nike Cross Nationals.
Cardinal Gibbons girls have been on fire lately and have an incredible shot at grabbing a NXN birth!
The nation's No. 2 ranked distance runner will not compete at Foot Locker Midwest
Individual profiles of Midwest Boys
Jojo and Billy break down every NXN region
Updated list of NXR qualifiers
Billy and Travis predict the at-large bids
View final field for Nike Cross Nationals
The Maryland running community demonstrated an outpouring of support in helping send RM coach Davy Rogers to NXN with Rohann Asfaw.
Melville has had his eyes on this meet since finished 9th as a sophomore in 2015. Read about the road Melville traveled and his friends and family's perspective on him.
Check out whose competed at the nationals (NXN, Foot Locker) for Rhode Island over the years. It could be more than you think.
A look ahead to next year's NXN Regionals with top returning boys individuals and teams from this year's regional race results.
A look ahead to next year's NXN Regionals with top returning girls individuals and teams from this year's regional race results.
Mahomet Seymour meet and greet