Cross Country

Endurance is a must for any cross country runner. Through STACK's speed workouts, you'll not only develop endurance, but you'll also build aerobic capacity, lower-body strength and pure speed. To maximize performance, follow the fueling and hydration guidelines outlined below and check out the latest training shoes, racing spikes and apparel. Find advice on improving every aspect of your cross country performance from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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