A cross country race is when a number of competetors compete in a long distance race that might be running or something else. If you want to win the race you must train hard. It requires endurance and lots of stamina. A cross country race is kind of like a marathon. The race might last atleast a half an hour to about 45 minutes.
Cross-country is a running sport, it's all about endurance. Cross-country has 3k's, 5k's and 10k's. It has other k's too, but those three are the most usual.
Cross-country doesn't have just the simple track. It can have hills, dirt, mud, gravel, anything. You have to be very much in shape, and know how to keep a good pace.
3k's is 1.8 miles, 5k's are 3.1 miles, and 10k's are 6.2 miles.
high school cross country races are 3.14 miles long. this is equale to 5 kilometers. in college boy's cross races are longer.
A cross-country runner is a runner who trains and races in a long distance race. The distance are usually 5k and up.
Running, track and field, road races, 5ks?
Most high school cross country races are 5 kilometers, which is about 3.1 miles.
A Hurdle is something athleetes jump over in olympics,cross country races & more!
Running cross country is quite simple. the ultimate goal of the race is to get the lowest place possible. Cross country races can range from 3 miles to an 8k (5 miles) depending of level of competition.
It depends on the size of the meet. Some races are combined races where all grades race together. Some races go by grade while some go by JV and Varsity races. Boy and girl races are not combined.
It is not exactly clear when cross country skiing was invented as a competitive sport. It is accepted the first competitive races were held in Norway in 1879 and it has grown from there.
Generally it is 3.1 miles, 6.2 miles, and up to 26 miles (marathon)
cross country, show jumpig, point to point, racing . . . that's all i can think of ???
It is unknown exactly when Cross Country was invented. This is because man himself have been racing against each other sense the caveman era. It was deemed to be "manly" to be the faster man in the tribe. Over time, the races became more sophisticated and organized, to the point of where it is at today.
The distance of a high school cross country race is typically a 5k (3.2 miles), however regular season races can range from 2.8 to 3.5 miles.