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.

Latest in Cross Country

3 Ways to Build Soccer Endurance

Soccer games are at least 90 minutes long, often longer. Players looking to participate in the sport must have the endurance to last a full match, which...

By: Gary Moller

The University of Michigan is Building a Hydraulic Track That Can Add Hills and Banking With the Push of a Button

Michigan's football team continues to climb back into the national spotlight under head coach Jim Harbaugh, thus earning most of the headlines coming ...

By: Jordan Zirm

Catching Up With Running Enigma Noah Droddy and Tips on How to Crash the Running Scene

In case you've forgotten Noah Droddy, he's the internet sensation from the 2016 Olympic trials. He gained attention not for his performance or his sto...

By: Rob Scott

Practice Makes Perfect: The Underestimated Performance Enhancer

Practice Makes Perfect: The Underestimated Performance Enhancer By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Ask a musician: How do you get to Carnegie Hall? The reply:...

By: Jim Carpentier

The Perfect Core Exercise for Every Major Sport

An athlete's core plays a vital role in their ability to perform functional movements in their sport. Your core is your center of gravity, your base...

By: Andrew Meyers

Latest Videos in Cross Country

2014 Ohio Track and Cross Counry Coaches Clinic Highlights

STACK attended the 2014 Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches Clinic, which brought together elite coaches from around the country to discuss new and cutting-edge ways to enhance performance.

adidas ClimaCool Ride Trail Running Shoe

Jim Jennings, category manager at adidas Running, gives an inside look at the technology behind the ClimaCool Ride Trail Running Shoe.

2010 Nike Cross Nationals

Find out what went down on the Portland Meadows terrain during the 2010 Nike Cross Nationals, an annual national meet that brings together the country's premier high school runners.

Marathon Runner Meb Keflezighi Shares His Secret for Injury-Free Running

Meb Keflezighi, 2009 New York City Marathon winner, discusses how important it is to be mentally tough when it comes to running distance races. He also shares how he prevents injuries.

What Music Inspires Marathon Runner Meb Keflezighi

Distance runner and 2009 New York City Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi discusses how listening to music during his training runs inspires him to run faster.