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Swiftly moving down a wooded trail. Your senses attune to your surroundings. You can feel your heart beating and you can hear yourself breathing, both in a rhythmic pattern. Cross Country running is not about short distances, and never on a track.
It takes place on trails and roads, traversing hills and crossing fields. Its something that lets you know who you are, and how good you can be. It is both an individual and team sport that relies on your conditioning and mental strength.