NCAA Cross Country Men’s Individual Stats

Smallest Victory Margins
Margin Year Winner & Runner-up
0.1 secs 1955 Charles Jones (Iowa) 19:57.4, Henry Kennedy (Michigan St) 19:57.5
0.8 secs 1981 Mathews Motshwarateu (UTEP) 28:45.6, Michael Musyoki (UTEP) 28:46.4
1 sec 1988 Bob Kennedy (Indiana) 29:20, Yehezkel Halifa (Clemson) 29:21
1.0 secs 2007 Josh McDougal (Liberty) 29:22.4, Galen Rupp (Oregon) 29:23.4
1.1 secs 1946 Quentin Brelsford (Ohio Wesleyan) 20:22.9, Curtis Stone (Penn St) 20:24