Photo by Don Rich
The calendar has flipped over to July, which can serve as a good barometer spot for a cross country runner's fitness level. The mileage slowly begins climbing and more "formal" informal team practices are kicking into gear.
So why not give an early glimpse as to what we should be watching for this fall?
We've already given you the top 500 girls based on time, but in the case of XC, a deeper dive is always necessary. In August, we'll run through each district, but the real fans are already thinking about this fall.
Let's run through the girls who should be on your early XC radar.