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By Paul Morgan
For The Times 

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


Last updated 9/28/2016 at 8:41pm

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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