The in-person NIRCA Fall Cross Country Championships are cancelled for the 2020 season, but Fall Nationals is going virtual!

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National Intercollegiate Running Club Association
NIRCA is more than just running

The National Intercollegiate Running Club Association (NIRCA) is the governing body and central point of communication for the college running community. The grassroots organization promotes networking and friendly competition amongst collegiate running, cross country, and track clubs. NIRCA coordinates many events, including a fall cross country season, Cross Country Championship Series, Road and Track Nationals, and all-club conferences.

The mission of NIRCA is to promote club running for students at the collegiate level. By serving as the governing body for running clubs, we provide competition, support, and networking opportunities for our member clubs.

Get Involved: Help Develop NIRCA Diversity, Competition, and Alumni Programming
June 9th

We've been listening and learning. We have a responsibility to ensure that our members feel welcome and heard within our organization, as members of our clubs, and members of the running community.

Earn Awesome NIRCA Gear - Apply to Be A Regional Coordinator!
April 20th

NIRCA is seeking past and current NIRCA club members who want to take an active role in the organization!

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NIRCA Spring Nats 2020 FAQ
March 12th

Frequently asked questions about the 2020 Spring National Championship & Coronavirus

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NIRCA Spring Nationals - Coronavirus Update
March 11th (Updated: Mar 12th)

All of the latest info on Spring Nationals and the Coronavirus can be found here.

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XC Nationals - RACE DAY INFO
November 15th, 2019

Bib assignments, start lanes, parking, course maps, and unofficial results -- Everything you need to know about race day is found here.


2019 XC Nationals: Men’s Individual Preview
November 14th, 2019

No clear favorite and inconsistency will lead to a tight race in Richmond.

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2019 XC Nationals: Women’s Individual Preview
November 14th, 2019

A chink in the armor of Stein or false hope for the field? Deepest field in recent memory will result in a large lead pack.

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2019 XC Nationals: Women's Team Preview
November 14th, 2019

The question on everyone’s mind going into Saturday is whether or not Michigan will become the first team in NIRCA history to three-peat.

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2019 XC Nationals: Men's Team Preview
November 14th, 2019

With a deep and talented field, the championship race is wide open for a few schools to claim their first ever championship, but Michigan is prepared to defend their title in hopes of repeating.

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Pacific Regional: Men's and Women's Preview
October 31st, 2019

Will the Cal Poly men find a way to finish first a team? Is there a team with enough firepower to prevent UC-Davis women from repeating?

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Great Plains Regional: Men's and Women's Preview
October 31st, 2019

Illinois the favorites to sweep the men's and women's race but don't sleep on Wisconsin.

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Great Lakes Regional: Men's and Women's Preview
October 31st, 2019

The Michigan women’s and men’s teams look to continue their winning streaks and defend their titles from 2018, while several teams look capable of an upset.

#NIRCARegionals #GreatLakes #Previews