Men's Cross Country

One to Watch: Meb Keflezighi

Keflezighi is a world-renowned marathon runner who will compete in his final Olympics. A former refugee, he starred at UCLA before becoming one of the world's greatest long-distance runners.

Opportunity Lost, Then Found

Steve Scott, the cross country coach at California State University, San Marcos, missed the 1980 Olympics due to the U.S. boycott.

Dave Maloney: Wall Street’s weekend warrior

Former Auburn runner Dave Maloney leads Wall Street’s “executive athletes” in athletics competition while funding pediatric cancer research.

Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s title run draws fanfare

In November, numerous Wisconsin-Eau Claire fans made a three-hour drive, braved subfreezing temperatures and lined a championship course. With a national title at stake for their Blugolds, they wanted to lend a hand – or at least some full-throated cheers.

Colorado Mines finally reaches the finish line

The Orediggers brought home the first national championship in the school’s 127-year athletics history.

Syracuse runners garner first championship

This year, three individual top-10 finishes at the NCAA championships on Nov. 21 in Louisville, Kentucky, helped push the Orange to the program’s first national championship win in its 64-year history.

2015 Men's Cross Country Championship results and records

Division I 2015 NCAA.com championship recap All-time championship records and results (through 2015 championships) Division II 2015 NCAA.com championship recap All-time championship records and results (through 2015 championships) Division...

High endurance

Orphaned at age 9, Chernet Sisay lived on the streets of Ethiopia for more than a year and can't bear to summon the memories. So why can't he stop smiling?

Embraced With Every Step

When the cacophony of the world around him rattles in his brain and the thoughts of looming deadlines and dirty dishes and keeping pace with classmates pile up in his mind so high they obscure any other thought, Ryan Gehman needs a hug.

Billy Mills: Hero to Native Americans and Olympians everywhere

Billy Mills began life on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. His Lakota name, “Makoce Te’hila,” means “Loves His Country” or, more traditionally, “Respects the Earth.” Orphaned by age 13, he faced poverty and discrimination but drew strength from running. Nothing has stopped him since.

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