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The African Cross Country Championships is a regional cross country running competition for athletes from Africa.
The Almond Blossom Cross Country (Cross Internacional das Amendoeiras em Flor) is an annual international cross country running competition which takes place in Albufeira, Portugal, in early March.
The Amateur Athletic Association of England or AAA (pronounced 'three As') is the oldest national governing body for athletics in the world, having been established on 24 April 1880.
The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is an amateur sports organization based in the United States.
The Antrim International Cross Country, formerly the Belfast International Cross Country, is an annual cross country running meeting which takes place every January in Antrim, Northern Ireland.
In Euclidean geometry, an arc (symbol: ⌒) is a closed segment of a differentiable curve.
The Asian Cross Country Championships is a biennial regional cross country running competition for athletes from Asia.
An assault course (also called trim trail) is a special sort of trail that combines running and exercising.
Autumn, also known as fall in American and Canadian English, is one of the four temperate seasons.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Bonnier AB (also the Bonnier Group) is a privately held Swedish media group of 175 companies operating in 15 countries.
British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) is the governing body for university sport in the United Kingdom.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
Carlos Alberto de Sousa Lopes, GCIH (born February 18, 1947) is a Portuguese former long-distance runner, winner of the marathon race at the 1984 Summer Olympics, in Los Angeles.
The Chiba International Cross Country is an annual cross country running competition which takes place in Chiba, Japan in mid-February.
The Cinque Mulini is an annual cross country running race in San Vittore Olona, Italy.
In sports, a coach is a person involved in the direction, instruction and training of the operations of a sports team or of individual sportspeople.
Craig Steven Virgin (born August 2, 1955) is an American distance runner.
Cross country running shoes are made for cross country running, a form of long distance running.
The Cross Internacional de Itálica is an annual cross country running competition that is held every January in Santiponce, near Seville, Spain.
Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport.
Derartu Tulu (Amharic: ደራርቱ ቱሉ; Afaan Oromo:Daraartuu Tulluu; born March 21, 1972) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner, who competed in track, cross country running, and road running up to the marathon distance.
Doris Brown Heritage (born September 17, 1942) is a retired American runner.
Edith Chewanjel Masai (born 4 April 1967) is a Kenyan former long-distance runner who specialised in cross country and track races, then road races in her late career.
Emil Edvin Wide (22 February 1896 – 19 June 1996) was a Swedish middle-distance and long-distance runner.
Elementary school is a school for students in their first school years, where they get primary education before they enter secondary education.
Elmhurst is a city mostly in DuPage County and overlapping into Cook County in the U.S. state of Illinois, and a western suburb of Chicago.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The English Cross Country Association (ECCA) is the governing body of cross country running in England.
Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ, yeʾĪtiyoṗṗya Fēdēralawī Dēmokirasīyawī Rīpebilīk), is a country located in the Horn of Africa.
Eurocross is an annual international cross country running competition which takes place in Diekirch, Luxembourg in February.
The European Cross Country Championships is an annual international cross country running competition.
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.
The Foot Locker Cross Country Championships are a series of annual cross country running races held in various regions of the United States to determine the premier cross country runner in various age groups, but mainly serves to find the best prep (high school) cross country athlete in the country.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
The Fukuoka International Cross Country is an annual cross country running competition which takes place in Fukuoka, Japan in either late February or Early March.
Fully automatic time (abbreviated FAT) is a form of race timing in which the clock is automatically activated by the starting device, and the finish time is either automatically recorded, or timed by analysis of a photo finish.
Gaston, Baron Roelants (born 5 February 1937), a Belgian former elite steeplechaser and cross country runner.
Getenesh "Gete" Wami Degife (Ge'ez:ጌጤነሽ 'ጌጤ' ዋሚ ደግፌ born December 11, 1974 in Debre Berhan) is an Ethiopian former long-distance runner who competed in cross country, track, and road events.
Gloucestershire (formerly abbreviated as Gloucs. in print but now often as Glos.) is a county in South West England.
Golf is a club-and-ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.
The Great Edinburgh International Cross Country was an annual cross country running competition that took place every January in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Grete Waitz (née Andersen, 1 October 1953 – 19 April 2011) was a Norwegian marathon runner and former world record holder.
Hamilton Park Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue in Hamilton, Scotland to the south of Glasgow.
Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.
A hill is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain.
IAAF World Cross Country Championships is the most important competition in international cross country running.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
An individual sport is a sport in which participants compete as individuals.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.
The International Cross Country Championships was an annual international competition in cross country running.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.
John "Jack" Thomas Holden (13 March 1907 – 7 March 2004) was a long-distance runner from England, who won four consecutive national titles in the marathon (1947–1950).
John Ngugi Kamau (born 10 May 1962), is a former Kenyan long-distance runner, often called one of the greatest cross country runners of all time and winner of the 5000 metres at the 1988 Summer Olympics.
Kenenisa Bekele (ቀነኒሳ በቀለ; born 13 June 1982) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner and the current world record and Olympic record holder in both the 5,000 metre and 10,000 metre events.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
The Metropolitan League is a 21 club Cross Country Running league in South East England.
Long-distance running, or endurance running, is a form of continuous running over distances of at least eight kilometres (5 miles).
Lynn Alice Jennings (born July 1, 1960) is a retired American long-distance runner.
McFarland, USA (also known as McFarland) is a 2015 American sports drama film directed by Niki Caro, produced by Mark Ciardi and Gordon Gray, written by Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois and Grant Thompson with music composed by Antônio Pinto.
Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.
The modern pentathlon is an Olympic sport that comprises five different events; fencing (one-touch épée), freestyle swimming (200m), equestrian show jumping (15 jumps), and a final combined event of pistol shooting and cross country running (3200m).
Motorsport or motor sport is a global term used to encompass the group of competitive sporting events which primarily involve the use of motorised vehicles, whether for racing or non-racing competition.
The mountain running is a sports discipline very close, but different from the fell running, which is recognized by the International Association of Athletics Federations and governed by World Mountain Running Association, the international federation that since 1985 organizes world championships.
The NACAC Cross Country Championships is an annual regional cross country running competition for athletes representing member nations of the North America, Central America and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC).
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is the body that writes the rules of competition for most high school sports and activities in the United States.
Each autumn since 1938, with the exception of 1943, the National Collegiate Athletic Association has hosted men's cross country championships.
The NCAA Women's Division I Cross Country Championship is the cross country championship held by the National Collegiate Athletic Association each autumn for individual runners and cross country teams from universities in Division I. Teams and individual runners qualify for the championship at regional competitions approximately a week before the national championships.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Nike Cross Nationals (NXN) (formerly known as Nike Team Nationals) is an invitational cross country meet that serves as the unofficial team national championship of United States high school cross country.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
The Oceania Cross Country Championships are a biennial Cross country running competition organized by the Oceania Athletics Association (OAA) for athletes representing the countries of its member associations.
Ouston is a village in County Durham, about south-west of Newcastle upon Tyne in the north-east of England.
Paavo Johannes Nurmi (13 June 1897 – 2 October 1973) was a Finnish middle-distance and long-distance runner.
Paper Chase (also known as Hare and Hounds or Chalk Chase) is a racing game played outdoors (best played within a wood or even a shrubbery maze) with any number of players.
Patrick ("Pat") Ralph Porter (May 31, 1959 – July 26, 2012) was an American distance runner.
Paul Kibii Tergat (born 17 June 1969) is a Kenyan former professional long distance runner.
A photo finish occurs in a sporting race when multiple competitors cross the finishing line at nearly the same time.
Poaceae or Gramineae is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses, commonly referred to collectively as grass.
Racing flats, or simply flats, are lightweight athletic shoes designed for "long distance" track and field, cross country, and most often, road races.
Radio-frequency identification (RFID) uses electromagnetic fields to automatically identify and track tags attached to objects.
Road running is the sport of running on a measured course over an established road (as opposed to track and field and cross country running).
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Soil is a mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life.
Sonia O'Sullivan (born 28 November 1969) is an Irish former track and field athlete.
The South American Cross Country Championships is an annual continental cross country running competition for athletes from South America or, more specifically, member countries of CONSUDATLE.
Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.
Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.
Steve Roland "Pre" Prefontaine (January 25, 1951 – May 30, 1975) was an American middle and long-distance runner who competed in the 1972 Olympics.
Strategy (from Greek στρατηγία stratēgia, "art of troop leader; office of general, command, generalship") is a high-level plan to achieve one or more goals under conditions of uncertainty.
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Taylor & Francis Group is an international company originating in England that publishes books and academic journals.
A team sport includes any sport which involves two or more players working together towards a shared objective.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
Thompson Estate and Eastern Suburbs Athletics is Brisbane's oldest sporting club, founded in 1900.
Tirunesh Dibaba, also known as Tirunesh Dibaba Kenene, (Amharic: ጥሩነሽ ዲባባ ቀነኒ; born 1 June 1985) is an Ethiopian athlete who competes in long distance track events and international road races.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
In telecommunication, a transponder can be one of two types of devices.
Transponder timing (also called chip timing or RFID timing) is a technique for measuring performance in sport events.
U Sports (stylized as U SPORTS) is the national sport governing body of university sport in Canada, comprising the majority of degree-granting universities in the country.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The USA Cross Country Championships is the annual national championships for cross country running in the United States.
USA Track & Field (USATF) is the United States national governing body for the sports of track and field, cross country running, road running and racewalking (known as the sport of athletics outside the US).
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Wimbledon Common is a large open space in Wimbledon, southwest London, totalling 460 hectares (1,140 acres).
Winter is the coldest season of the year in polar and temperate zones (winter does not occur in the tropical zone).
Woodland, is a low-density forest forming open habitats with plenty of sunlight and limited shade.
Zola Pieterse (née Budd; born 26 May 1966) is a middle-distance and long-distance runner.
The 1912 Summer Olympics (Swedish: Olympiska sommarspelen 1912), officially known as the Games of the V Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Stockholm, Sweden, between 5 May and 22 July 1912.
The 1920 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1920; Olympische Zomerspelen van de VIIe Olympiade), officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium.
The 1924 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1924), officially known as the Games of the VIII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1924 in Paris, France.
The 1973 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Waregem, Belgium, at the Hippodroom Waregem on March 17, 1973.
The 1975 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Rabat, Morocco, at the Souissi Racecourse on March 16, 1975.
The 1981 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Madrid, Spain, at the Hipodromo de la Zarzuela on March 28, 1981.
The 1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Antwerpen, Belgium, at the Linkeroever Racecourse on March 24, 1991.
The 2001 IAAF World Cross Country Championships took place on March 24/25, 2001.
The 2016 Summer Olympics (Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016), officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 5 to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on 3 August.
The 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games (Juegos Olímpicos de la Juventud de 2018), officially known as the III Summer Youth Olympic Games, and commonly known as Buenos Aires 2018, is a forthcoming international sports, cultural, and educational event that will be hosted in Buenos Aires, Argentina between 6 and 18 October 2018.
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