North Central College Men's Cross Country is the most successful Cross Country team in NCAA Division III history, winning 15 NCAA Div III National Championships, 14 runner up finishes as a team and 105 athletes have received All-American statuses.
However, this Docu-series isn't about North Central winning 15 National Titles. It's about the 13th National Title... The one that took 10 years to get.
This eight part Docuseries goes inside the fall and the rise of the Cross Country Powerhouse and what it took to get back to the top where they had belonged.
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The coaches became very concerned about the 2010 season with returning 2 out of the top 15.
Episode 06: One
The Harriers weren’t allowing anyone to get in their way.
Episode 05: Second
The team’s confidence began to build throughout the Fall of 2008.
Episode 04: “I ran out of next years…”
The outcome of Outdoor Conference bonded the Harriers together.
Episode 03: Sixteen
Nationals in Northfield, MN became the Cardinals’ most defining moment.
Episode 02: The New Guys
In the fall of 2006, a new crop of freshmen arrived. They embodied what was missing from the team and were ready to take the Nation by storm. But just like a storm, the unpredictable happens…
Episode 01: Prologue
Al Carius received a phone call at his father’s Dairy Queen, leading him to a small private college outside of Chicago called North Central College. After 9 years of coaching at North Central, Al had no idea he would coach a National Championship Team.
He didn’t know he would go on to winning multiple national titles. However, he’d never thought the team would take what they had for granted.