Cross country is something that is just awesome. The weather is perfect, the races are big and the competition is tough. Unlike many track events, it involves tact, versatility, and many different terrains. This weekend highlighted all of those things and much more with the Oatlands Invitational.
Each year Oatlands is one of the largest meets in the entire region both by number of teams and competitors. The shotgun start is just the icing on top to make it a special event that thousands of athletes flock to.
Though there were eight races at Oatlands this Saturday and numerous other great races all over Virginia, there is just one that really stood above the rest. It had tension, excitement, upsets, and a lot in between.
The race of the week and our focus of attention this week is the Boys Varsity A race at Oatlands.
Follow along on the next pages as we chronicle the race.