The Transylvania Times -

By Paul Morgan
For The Times 

McLaran Returns To Alma Mater To Take Over XC Program – Brevard NC


September 29, 2016

The 2016 Brevard College cross country team. (Courtesy photo)

Can there be another sport as demanding of the individual as cross country?

While the term warrior is much over-used in the sports world, there is no doubt that, if you are to succeed as a distance runner, you have to be just that, a gritty, committed warrior.

Your battle has nothing to do with a team, a game, defending a goal or scoring points. Rather, your battle is against the clock, the elements and your own endurance.

Tenacity has to be the name of your game, and yours is often a lonely battlefield.

At Brevard College, a small band of cross country runners are mid-way through the...

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