Cal cross country gets early look at NCAA course

Cal will have the opportunity to come off what was a fairly disappointing opening to the season at the Roy Griak Invitational and the Stanford Invitational, running at what is arguably the most hallowed course in the collegiate world of cross country. On Saturday, the Bears will head to the Read More…

Chris Walden shines for Cal cross country over weekend

All that separated redshirt junior Chris Walden from victory was 4.3 seconds. Racing against some of the country’s best runners, Walden still managed to impress and came gut-wrenchingly close to what would have been a huge individual victory in the eight-kilometer race, eventually coming in fourth place. This weekend for Read More…

Cal cross country team heads to Stanford, Minnesota

The Cal cross country program is racing in two very competitive meets Saturday, which should be a strong indicator as to where the men and women stand in the race to contention for the national championship. The Bears are competing in the Stanford Invitational, where they will be competing exclusively Read More…

Cal cross country has strong finish at USF Invitational

As expected, the Cal cross country team dominated in the USF Invitational Saturday alongside Stanford. Taking the course in Golden Gate Park, the Bears showcased their new-look roster and provided the coaching staff with an early preview of a young but promising 2014 group. In the men’s 8K race, Cal Read More…

Kelsey Santisteban quietly leads Cal cross-country

It’s Saturday morning, and Kelsey Santisteban is waiting for the gun to fire. The junior is lined up behind the starting gates. The gun goes off — that’s her signal. The cluster of runners starts moving. Everybody’s panting and gasping for breath, trying to push her way to the front Read More…