Asheville Christian Cross Country Competes at Jackson Park

Asheville Christian Academy’s Varsity Cross Country runners started the season off with a race at Jackson Park. The course had hilly terrain, flat sections, and rooted hills that challenged the runners’ speed, endurance, balance, and strength throughout the race.¬†Though the race was difficult, both the ACA men’s and women’s teams faired well. In a field of thirty-eight competing teams, ACA was successful, placing seventh overall for the women and eleventh for the men. Before and after the race, the team prayed for safety and success. Sophomore runner Rachel Lanter said, “prayer is incredibly powerful, and during races, I can endure […]