The Western Albemarle boys and girls appeared to have some questions to answer as they headed into this cross country season. For the boys squad, how would they be able to recover from the major losses of graduation to be able to remain in contention for
All of the cross country teams in the Charlottesville area get to enjoy a fun and unique season opener with the Ragged Mountain Cup every year. What makes the meet unique is instead of the usual \"everyone runs a 5K\", four runners from each squad each ru
Two of the premier distance runners in the state, senior Matt Gutridge of Caroline and junior Jemissa Hess of C.D. Hylton will kick their seasons off as favorites in their opening season races as both are set to compete at the Chancellor Invitational this
Mt. Tabor High School's Mike Loyd will be coming in from Winston-Salem, NC to compete in the 200m dash. His personal record in the event is 21.44 and has also posted a 14.22 in the 110 hurdles and 10.70 in the 100m dash.
MEN'S MILE has been added to the meet, and more Elite/Open events will be announced at a later date. Jason Pyrah will come into attempt to break the 4 minute mile, never before broken in the state, Pyrah holds the Devaney Center Record from his days @ BYU
Alison Tubbs, a junior from Enumclaw, WA who ran a 10:15.34 (two mile #4 US) and United States best 5000m with 16:44 will be coming in for the two mile.
Rafael Asafo-Agyei from Don Lugo High School (Chino, CA) who ran 1:50.70 this past year will be coming in to compete in the 800 meter run. He is currently the nation's number 3 returning boys 800m runner.
National Power Long Beach Wilson, typically one of the best girls sprint teams in the country, will be making a trip in California for the meet. This past year they ran 45.10 for the 4x100 (#1 US), 1:37.93 for the 4x200 (#6 US), and 3:35.72 for the 4x400.
On Friday the Nebraska Track Team will be hosting a meet with Arizona, BYU, Colorado, Washington State and Oregon (Men). Tentative start time is 5:00 p.m. and the meet will conclude approximately at 9:00 p.m.
Shannon Rowbury from Sacred Heart Catholic High School (San Fransico) has committed. She ran 2:08.52 (800) and 4:30.28 (1500 #2 US) and was also the National Champion in the 800 at the adidas Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Raliegh, NC.
The Rockford, MI girls distance team is coming. They were the National Champions in the 4 x Mile at 20:24.34 which is a National Record.
Virginia's High School Cross Country and Track web site, milestat.com had made the commitment to our meet. They will be providing on the spot coverage
AMITC has just added the Distance Medley Relay (1200-400-800-1600) and the 4 x Mile Relay. We are limiting entries to ten teams per event per gender. The new events come just in time for one of Virginia's top distance runners, Bryce Ruiz.
Two of the internet's leading supporters of High School Track and Field, dyestat.com and caltrack.com, are making plans to attend and provide coverage at the adidas Midwest Indoor Track Classic.
Three more of the nation's elite track and field athletes have signed on to the adidas Midwest Indoor Track Classic.
Today was indeed an amazing day for the campers at the Ragged Mountain Running Camp.