As the track and field beat writer, I prefer to encourage Penn students to appreciate the sport and its connection with Penn.
With the end of cross country season and the onset of winter, the collegiate runner moves into a new phase of competition. But despite the biting cold and icy roads, training goes on as usual.
Senior cross country runner Jeff Weinstein debated transferring to avoid tough Ivy restrictions on eligibility.
Realizing their team goal, the Red and Blue took fourth place at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y. The women’s team finished in sixth, marking their best result since 2007.
With the realization that only two races remain before their collegiate cross-country careers conclude, Penn’s three seniors are determined to make their final miles their swiftest yet.