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Cross Country teams finish first

Sadie Gastelum leads the Wildcat cross country practice. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell
November 8, 2016

The Chico State men's and women's cross country team's set out to test its mettle Nov. 5 at the NCAA West Regional Championship but struggled to find its competition. Men's Cross CountryThe team snagged...

Wildcats kick off season with a win

Chico State women's cross country trains before their invitational. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell
September 13, 2016

Chico State men's and women's cross country opened their season's with a first place finish at the Humboldt State Invitational on Sept. 10.The men's team had a commanding lead over their competition, finishing...

Chico State cross-country dominates at San Francisco Invitational

The men's cross-country team, ranked No. 2 in the nation, takes first place at the San Francisco Invitational. Photo courtesy of Gary Towne.
October 15, 2015

The Chico State cross-country teams both came away with wins at the San Francisco State Invitational. The men's team dominated with a score of 23-82, and the women's team secured their win with a score...

Women’s cross-country season preview

Kody Atkins and Nicole Anthony run during practice on Wednesday before hitting the weight room. Photo by John Domogma.
August 31, 2015

Since 2002, the Chico State women's cross-country team has been a staple in the nation's top 10 cross-country programs.Until last year. The team finished 13th in the nation last season to snap its streak...

First-year runner sprints into action for Wildcats

First-year runner Alex Burkhart competes in the steeplechase at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival on April 4. Photo courtesy of Alex Burkhart
April 11, 2015

First-year runner Alex Burkhart is becoming a force on the track faster than you can say the name of her hometown, Rancho Cucamonga. Coming off her time at Los Osos High School, Burkhart has taken advantage...

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