The cross-country season is officially underway and with a new season comes new standout performances.
Below are the top performances from the past week around Missouri. The winner will be crowned the Missouri Boy's Runner of the Week for Aug. 27 - Sept. 3.
Polling starts on Monday at 7 p.m. CT and ends on Friday at 12 p.m.
The junior ran almost 40 seconds faster this year at the SWCCCA Richard Clark Invitational and brought home first place on Saturday, running 15:31.15. He helped Nixa win the team title too.
The Pirates picked up the program's first-ever win in the program's 7th year with a win at the St. Vincent Invitational on Wednesday. The junior led the way by placing fifth, one of four Pirates in the top 10.