The Washburn women’s cross country team starts the 2019 season by taking first out of five teams at the Bearcat Open. The team totaled 28 points with four runners placing in the top-ten.

Sierra Mortensen led the Ichabods and took first out of the collegiate runners and second overall, the first place winner was running as unattached. Mortensen completed the 5k course with a time of 19:19.56. 

Sierra Mortensen shares her training regimen, recaps her first race, what race does she like the best, the biggest difference between track and cross country, does she listen to music while she runs plus much more.