Things are only getting faster on the course - that's clear when scanning over team averages spanning the past decade.
We've got the Fastest 15 teams since 2010 - based on team 1-5 averages.
Topping this list is non-other than the 2019 Niwot squad, fresh off their third place finish at Nike Cross Nationals. Their 17:45 team average topped the list by two seconds.
Behind them are Mountain Vista's 2018 and 2017 squads, who ran team averages of 17:48, and 17:57. Their 2018 squad finished 14th at NXN, and their 2017 squad finished sixth.
Valor Christian's 2019 squad - who finished eighth at NXN - comes in No. 4 since 2010 with an average of 18:00.
Rounding out the Top 5 is Niwot's 2018 squad, who finished fifth at NXN, and had a team average of 18:02 that year.
All in all, seven of the top-10 squads were from the past two years (2018-2019).