In a state known for its beautiful sunsets and warm desert nights, Arizona is the perfect host for one of the Nation’s first night Cross Country meets. On Friday, September 30th, 2016 the 8th Annual Desert Twilight Cross Country Meet welcomes over 100 high school teams from around the United States who come to race under the desert stars and bright lights. Not only does this meet offer great competition and loads of fun, the Desert Twilight Cross Country Meet has now become the official Nike Cross National (NXN) Pre-Southwest meet. Thus, giving teams the chance to score valuable points to help them qualify for NXN! All teams eligible to compete are highly encouraged lace up their racing spikes and come join in the action!