Bella Marcum of Fox Makes J-98 Cross Country Dream Team

Bella Marcum a senior at Fox High School is a selection to the KTJJ 2022 Girls Cross Country Dream Team. Bella holds the Fox record for a course race with a time of 18:18.03.   She finished 12th this past year in the Class 5 Missouri State Championship race in Columbia. She was also an honorable mention selection to the Big River All Metro Awards. Leading up to the season, Bella says she hit a wall of “burnout”. She thanks her coaches and teammates who helped her keep going.


Bella says she is looking forward to track season in the spring and she has set some high goals.


According to Bella, next fall she will run cross country at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.



Marcum says she is undecided on a specific major but is leaning towards sociology.

The entire interview with Bella Marcum can be heard below.