New to 2018, NIRCA is introducing automatic qualifying marks. The purpose of the automark is to help ensure the goal of "right people, right heat" (or right flight) and optimize competition at Spring Nationals.
Traditional regional powers give us the “usual suspects” feel for the 2017 team title race, and a slew of returning top ten individual finishers from a year ago may not lead to many surprises on the medal stand.
The 2017 NIRCA XC Nationals Women’s Championship race features both an individual and a team with targets on their backs as defending champions. But this race is shaping up to be one of the tightest in NIRCA history.