For the varsity cross-country runner, Trent University provides a training environment unlike any other. Here, you have access to an endless variety of trails that stretch through acres on campus nature areas, offering a multitude of terrains on which to train. In addition, a new recreational track and artificial grass playing field are also training venues.
As a sport that requires as much mental concentration as physical ability, Trent offers a varsity cross-country running program that is designed to train the mind as well as the body. With the support of a nationally renowned coach and dedicated teammates, Trent athletes are encouraged to seek out and maintain a balance between athletics and academics.
In the sport of cross-country running, this balance has been accomplished by Trent athletes year after year with a high proportion of students receiving prestigious Academic All-Canadian status for maintaining an academic average of over 80 percent.