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Cross Country Training Zone!

We know cross country!


At M-F Athletic, we know cross country training and coaching!


Established by Bill Falk in 1960, M-F Athletic employs track and field experts that answer your questions and help you select the right cross country shoes, apparel and training equipment.


Our goal is to help you become a better coach, athlete, or team! Our pledge is to give you the finest service possible! The entire M-F Athletic team is standing by to answer your questions about cross country coaching, training and related XC equipment!


Featured Cross Country Training Articles


Basic Cross Country Training – Rich Wright

Carbohydrate Needs for Runners – Brian Cook, Ph.D.

Curing the Runners Side Stitch – Frank Pucher

Just Two Things to Relieve Your Runners Knee – Ryan Krane

Keeping Athletes Healthy with Foam Rollers – Mike Boyle

Warm-Up and Cool Down – Two Crucial Details on Race Day – Timothy Hale

Creating A Training Plan For Cross Country – Coach Sean O'Connor


Cross Country and Meet Management Equipment


We've got everything you need for your cross country races and to manage your meets, including:


Communication Equipment

Measuring Equipment

Starter Equipment

Race Clocks

Race Flags, Chutes and Pennants

Race Numbers & Hip Numbers