Foot Locker Nationals 2012 - Welcome to Coronado!
Anna Rohrer gave it all in her first attempt, a glorious one at that! (Photo by Margot Kelly)
Edward Cheserek repeats as national champ and what a race it was! (Photo by Margot Kelly)
On-Site Race Day Coverage
Our core on-site national coverage team this year consisted of Steve Underwood, Aaron Rich, Don Rich, Margot Kelly, Kyle Brazeil, Phil Grove, and Jason Byrne.
- Complete Results & Coverage Index...
- Photo Album by Don Rich
- Photo Album by Margot Kelly
- Photo Album by Phil Grove
- Video Interviews (77 out of 80 athletes!!)
- Race Videos
- All Videos
- Boys Wrap-Up Article by Phil Grove
- Girls Wrap-Up Article by Steve Underwood
- Boys Championship Race: Edward Cheserek (NJ) withstood a hard early pace and surges by Sean McGorty (VA) but was able to pull away with 500 meters to go to secure his 2nd straight victory with a time of 14:59. McGorty was 2nd with a time of 15:05 while Jake Leingang (ND) finished 3rd with a 15:07 clocking. Benjamin Saarel (UT) rounded out the top 4 with a time of 15:13, making it a sweet of the regional champs on the boys side! Jacob Thomson (KY) was 5th in 15:14 and NXN champ Sam Wharton (OH) was 6th in 15:19. Full summary article...
- Girls Championship Race: Marrissa Williams (CA) led the race out to an early blistering 66 second opening 400. Meanwhile, Anna Rohrer (IN) stumbled during the first 100 meters. She took the leaders through 800 before Rohrer came roaring back to take the lead at around 1K, with a horde of herMidwest girls in tow. Catarina Rocha (MA) hung back in fifth place behind the midwesterners before riding a big kick in the last 100 meters to move all the way into second place. The South girls took a conservative path, starting the race in the teens before Karis Jochen (TX) and Sophie Chase (VA) picked their way up into fifth and sixth, respectively. Williams hung on for eigth place. Full summary article...
- Course Preview Friday
- Girls Preview Show w/SteveU, Phil Grove and Aaron Rich
- Boys Preview Show w/SteveU, Phil Grove and Aaron Rich
- Foot Locker Pre Meet Interviews
- Girls Intros by Margot Kelly
- Around the course on Saturday by Margot Kelly
- Friday walk through by Margot Kelly
- Friday walk through by Don Rich
- Foot Locker/NXN Doublers by Phil Grove
- Foot Locker Boys Preview: McGorty, Wharton lead chase pack of Cheserek by Steve Underwood
- Foot Locker Girls Preview: Rohrer, Rocha Chase lead favorites by Steve Underwood
- List of Foot Locker Qualifiers