NIC-10 athletes were off and running this morning in the conference cross country meet. It was held at Rockford University. Crossing the finish line first in the girls race was Boylan’s Delany Appino. She was seven seconds ahead of Belvidere North’s Jenna Lutzow. Grace McLaughlin of Boylan was third. Belvidere North won the team championship. Belvidere North also dominated the boys race. North’s Eryk Yunk ran way from the field by almost half a minute to claim the individual title. His teammate Eli Walker finished second. North had four runners in the top six.