West Virginia Foot Locker Entries Nov 16, 2012

For complete up to date information regarding West Virginia Foot Locker Entries click the link below. West Virginia Foot Locker South Entries Update Link AAA and AA-A State Champions and the top two rated girls in West Virginia, Amelia Paladino of University (17:38) and Maggie Drazba of St. Marys (17:17), head the field. The #2 and #3 rated West Virginia boys, Matthew Bradford of George Washington (15:42) and Ryan Graf of Jefferson (15:50) lead the pack for the men.  

Double Indoor National Champ Castro Wins at Foot Locker South Nov 28, 2012

Amazing 9 year old and double indoor AAU National Champion Noah Castro of Hurricane, West Virginia easily won the Foot Locker South Region 3000m boys 10 and under race  with a blazing fast time of 10:59 for a 5:54 mile pace. The future of West Virginia and U.S. distance running is looking very good. Watch out world, here comes Noah! No ark needed this time.  

Foot Locker South - VA Entrants Nov 19, 2012

  Currently 322 runners (listed below) are registed for the 2012 Foot Locker South Regional from the state of Virginia. Runners can still register and find more race information at

Team Georgia Foot Locker South Selections Nov 15, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS Georgia on another outstanding year of Cross Country.  For the 10th year in a row the Atlanta Track Club has continued its generosity with youth athletics and has agreed to sponsor TEAM GEORGIA by outfitting the top 15 boys and 15 girls who will run at the Footlocker South XC meet. The Footlocker South Regional will take place in Charlotte, NC on Saturday, 11/24 and is the precursor to the National XC Championships.   

Foot Locker South Preview Nov 23, 2012

The south's top runners will head to McAlpine Greenway Park in Charlotte, North Carolina for the Foot Locker South Cross Country Championships. The top ten boys and top ten girls in the seeded race will advance to Foot Locker Nationals December 8th in San Diego, California.

Foot Locker South Preview: Florida Edition Nov 23, 2012

The state championships have come and gone and now Florida's top runners will see how they fare against runners from across the southern United States. McAlpine Greenway Park in Charlotte, North Carolina the site of Foot Locker South Cross Country Championships. The Sunshine State has been well represented the past few years sending multiple runners to Foot Locker Nationals in San Diego, California. This year looks to be no different with the strongest hopefuls coming in 4A state champions Andres Arroyo and Bridget Blake.

PG's Demarest qualifies for nationals Nov 26, 2012

CHARLOTTE -- Porter-Gaud's Brent Demarest qualified for Foot Locker Nationals with 10th place time of 15:06 at Foot Locker South today in McAlpine Park. 

Brickell and Hort Qualify for Foot Locker Nationals! Georgia Boys Win Team Honors and Girls 2nd!! Nov 25, 2012

What an outstanding day for Georgia Harriers as Josh Brickell roared around McAlpine Park in 14:49 placing 2nd in the Boys Seeded race and Brad Hort earned his first trip to San Diego placing 6th cracking sub 15: as 2 of the best pure athletes in all of Georgia will make the trip to Foot Locker Nationals. It was a Great day for TEAM GEORGIA as the boys "team" won, scoring 67 points defeating mighty Virginia and the girls were 2nd scoring 78 points, Georgia's best showing in years...This TEAM GEORGIA thing has really improved our post season results in that when it started we had few kids run and now we are WINNING the meet! .Also of note is a strong showing from the up and coming 13/14 year olds. The ATC and Team Georgia committee are to be comended for their choices and need to take a bow as well! Pictured are the 5 Top Boys Medalists from Georgia.

Bridget Blake is Lone Florida Qualifier for Foot Locker Nats Nov 24, 2012

Florida 4A Champion Bridget Blake will be making a return trip to San Diego this year! The Dr. Phillips senior will be the lone representative from the Sunshine State. Blake improved upon her seventh place finish last year with a sixth place personal best of 17:12 on the lightning fast McAlpine Park course.

Trefz and Brafford Top WV Boys at Foot Locker South Nov 25, 2012

Nick Trefz (senior) of Fairmont Senior and Matthew Brafford (junior) of George Washington were the fastest West Virginia runners at the Foot Locker South Region held at Mc Alpine Park in Charlotte, NC on Saturday.

Drazba Heading to Foot Locker; Burcham to Nike Nov 15, 2012

Two of the greatest all time West Virginia cross country and track and field athletes have decided on their post season races. Maggie Drazba of St. Marys has chosen Foot Locker and Jacob Burcham of Cabell Midland has selected Nike.

Drazba 3rd in 17:10; Paladino 10th in 17:32 at Foot Locker South Nov 24, 2012

More later, but Maggie Drazba of St. Marys was 3rd in 17:10 and Amelia Paladino of University was 10th! Both qualify for Foot Locker Nationals to be held on December 8, 2012 at Balboa Park in San Diego CA. Seeded Girls Video featuring WV girls 2012 FL South Seeded Girls Video

Foot Locker South - VA Girls Preview Nov 23, 2012

Sophie Chase of Lake Braddock has the opportunity on Saturday to become a three-time Foot Locker Nationals qualifier and potentially win the Foot Locker South Regional title (only two Virginia girls have won since 1999). Can any other girls from Virginia join her to be San Diego bound for the first time?

Foot Locker South - VA Boys Preview Nov 23, 2012

Skyline's Thomas Madden along with Chantilly's Sean McGorty will attempt to successfully qualify for a second straight Foot Locker Nationals on Saturday at the South Regional in Charlotte. Madden is especially eager to race again to make up for a disappointing 7th place finish in the Group AA state race and get back to his sub 15 minute 5K form from earlier in the season at Great American.

November 24th: Kentucky's Day of Running Destiny! Nov 23, 2012

  Tomorrow brings the running world in Kentucky two huge races both being held miles away in North Carolina.  Foot Locker South sees Kentucky potentially having its first back to back national qualifier with Jacob Thomson.  Nike Cross Southeast has Assumption back in a spot to qualify again after becoming the first Kentucky girls team ever last year.  St. Xavier is also the same potential spot looking at their second trip to Portland (made NXN in 2005, before Regional Qualifying.)  Regardless of what actually happens this day just like the whole year, it will be one that shows Kentucky is on the move up .