"For those of you who have not attempted Cross Country, you’ve missing out big time." Cross Country is regarded by many as the purest form of the running sports. It does not require a highly technical artificial track or the need to mix congested traffic with the participants of Road Racing.
The sport is a "grass roots" discipline catering for all ages and abilities and is seen by many top athletes and coaches as an excellent platform on which to build a high level of stamina for Track athletes and speed for road runners. Many top athletes started their careers in Cross Country and still return to the Sport " to build strength and stamina for the new season.