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Track and Cross Country

Fresh Off the Block
Track and Cross Country

Fresh Off the Block

Harvard men's cross country faces off against Yale at an event a couple of years ago. Both men's and women's cross country teams are prepared to face their conference rivals at the Ivy League Championships on October 30th.

Fresh Off the Block
Track and Cross Country

Harvard Cross Country with a Pair of Strong Finishes at Nuttycombe Invitational

On Friday, October 15th, Harvard men’s and women’s cross county traveled north to race in the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational against 31 and 35 other highly-competitive collegiate programs. The Crimson men finished an impressive 13th and the women finished in 25th, both substantially improving from their performance in the same race in 2019.

A Race Between Rivals
Track and Cross Country

A Race Between Rivals

The Harvard men’s cross country team lines up alongside Yale, one of the four Ivy League foes faced this week at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown meet, in a contest from a couple of years ago.

A Race Between Rivals
Track and Cross Country

Men’s, Women’s Cross Country Top the Ivies at the Battle in Beantown Races

After a successful performance HYP last weekend, the Harvard men's and women's cross country teams produced another solid effort at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown this Friday, September 24th. The Crimson topped Ivy League rivals Yale, Columbia, Dartmouth, and Brown.

Rivalry Week
Track and Cross Country

Men’s Cross Country Takes First, Women Place Second in HYP Showdown

On Saturday, Sept. 11, Harvard cross country took on Ivy League rivals Princeton and Yale at the Tigers’ home course in New Jersey. Amidst steep competition, the Crimson men placed first in their 8k race, edging Princeton by one point, with the women placing second, falling just short of the Tigers in their 4.8k race.

Rivalry Week
Track and Cross Country

Rivalry Week

The Harvard men's cross country team lines up alongside Yale, one of the two rivals faced this week at the HYP meet, in a contest from a couple of years ago. At last Saturday's event, the Harvard women would go on to place second behind Princeton, narrowly missing out on the first-place crown. The Harvard men would go on to battle the Tigers as well but held on to win by a slim margin, narrowly fending off the Princeton charge.

First Day Back
Track and Cross Country

First Day Back

Members of the Harvard men's cross country team pose together at a competition for the first time in nearly two years.

First Day Back
Track and Cross Country

Cross Country Kicks Off Season with Pair of Second-Place Finishes, Prepares for Next Weekend’s HYP Showdown

Last Friday, Harvard men’s and women’s cross country opened their 2021 campaigns at the Suffolk Short Course Invite. The event, which took place only 25 minutes away at Franklin Park, marked the first race for both teams since competing for the 2019 NCAA Nationals in Terre Haute, Ind., 22 months ago.

Run with a View
Track and Cross Country

Run with a View

Andrew Avila (left), Luke Laverdiere (middle), and David Melville (right) take advantage of the lower-impact dirt roads and mountain views that Flagstaff, Ariz., have to offer.

Pure Power
Track and Cross Country

Pure Power

The determination is evident in Alexander Kolesnikoff's face as he prepares to uncork the 16-pound iron shot put.

Pure Power
Track and Cross Country

Not Throwing Away His Shot: How Alexander Kolesnikoff is Reaching New Heights – and Distances – amid a Global Pandemic

Cradling the iron ball between his shoulder and neck, his hand white with chalk, sophomore shot-putter Alexander Kolesnikoff slowly rotated to his right before rapidly uncoiling his body, completing a 540° spin, and launching the sphere into the field in front of him.

Run with a View
Track and Cross Country

Uncharted Territory: Cross Country Runners Relocate to High Altitude for High-Volume Training

The team hopped on a Zoom call over winter break and decided that they had to meet up somewhere. Training alone, scattered across different time zones, was too difficult for student-athletes to keep up their training volume and simply ruined team morale.

All Smiles
Track and Cross Country

All Smiles

Senior Kieran Tuntivate is all smiles because he can run a sub-four-minute mile.

A Man For All Seasons
Track and Cross Country

A Man For All Seasons

Rugged conditions do not seem to faze Tuntivate considering he has raced with one shoe before.

Triumph
Track and Cross Country

Triumph

Junior distance runner Abbe Goldstein crosses the relay finish line with a comfortable margin, showing the speed that helped her qualify for NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.

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