Today is the day the nation's top high school runners will compete for the Nike National Championship. Therefore, in lieu of a typical Run, Write, Repeat column this week, we decided to preview those representing Minnesota, and share some of their thoughts going into the race.
As I'm sure most are aware, Minnesota (in particular the Minnesota girls) had an extremely successful NXR Regional championship three weeks ago, and as a result, 20 great runners from our great state will be competing today in what is undoubtedly the most prestigious high school cross country team competition in the nation. Several athletes and teams are going to be contenders for top-ten spots and podium finishes, and maybe even better than that if everything breaks right. It truly is an exciting time to be a Minnesota running fan!
From all of us here in Minnesota, we wish every MN athlete the best of luck tomorrow!