How to Prepare for Cross Country
Step 1: Buy a good pair of running shoes
Go to a local running store and get fitted.
Step 2: Buy a running watch
Go cheap or expensive depending on what you want the watch to do.
Step 3: Do dynamic stretches before you run
Step 3: Run 3-4 days a week for 20 minutes
It's okay if you need to do intervals. Run 5 minutes, walk briskly for 1 minute. Repeat.
Step 4: Cool down and stretch
Step 5: Hydrate
Step 6: Do core two times a week
Step 7: Cross Train on off days (biking, swimming, walking, hiking, boxing)