Recently my college cross country coach passed away in Indiana. Driving to a motel after the funeral, three of my teammates from the early 1960s gave me a long-distance call.
Michael Smith, Northern Arizona's director of cross country and track and field, has been awarded his fifth consecutive USTFCCCA Men's Mountain Region Cross Country Coach of the Year honor.
On just about any day, you can find a Flagstaff running group to join. Monday is the Brew Pub Run Club, Team Run Flagstaff is Tuesday, Will Run for Beer Club is Wednesday, Thursday is both the Bagel Run and Flagstaff Trail Divas, Saturday you can join Northern Arizona Trail Runners Associati…
In a star-studded performance, the Northern Arizona men's cross country team achieved their fifth NCAA National Championship team title in the last six years Saturday after all five scoring runners earned All-American honors. The Lumberjacks women placed 23rd overall in Tallahassee, Florida.
NAZ Elite head coach Ben Rosario had feeling his team would have its hands full at Wednesday's second annual Michigan Pro Ekiden.
The Coconino Panthers girls cross country team won the cross country Division III state championship race on Saturday, claiming team gold for the first time in program history.
In my senior year at Northern Arizona University, women’s cross country was added to the athletic program. It was 1980.
The Coconino Panthers girls and Flagstaff boys cross country teams won the AIA Division III and II state cross country championships, respectively, in Phoenix on Saturday.
Northern Arizona cross country continues postseason competition this weekend, as the Lumberjacks will head to Provo, Utah for the Mountain Regional meet on Friday.
How many book signings include the opportunity to run a lap (or two) with a five-time Olympian?
Michael Smith, Northern Arizona's director of track and field and cross country, has been named the 2021 Men's and Women's Big Sky Coach of the Year after leading both teams to conference cross country championships.
The No. 1-seeded Northland Prep Spartans girls soccer team defeated fourth-seeded Snowflake, 4-0, Thursday in the 2A Conference state tournament semifinals at Coconino High School.
NAZ Elite is sending two of its veterans and longest-active runners to New York City this weekend.
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