New Englanders will return home from the USATF Junior Olympic National Cross Country Championship with gold medals. James Donahue (FORR / Reading MA) won the 9-10 division 3000 meters in 10:44 over a field of 329 runners. Led by Samuel Toolin's silver medal, Sentinel Striders A won the 11-12 boys team title in a 33 team field.
At the USATF Annual Meeting, seven New England association certified officials were selected to work at the IAAF World Junior Championship meet to be held in Eugene, Oregon, in July 2014.
Four past or present USATF-New England board members were recognized with President’s Awards at the USATF National Annual Meeting last week. The awards are given annually to the people who have worked diligently and admirably in USATF volunteer ranks within their associations or committees. Only 8 were presented in 2013...
Four USATF New England masters runners were named 2013 Runner of the Year in their competitive age groups by the USATF Masters Long Distance Running Committee at the recent USATF Annual Meeting...
Dartmouth College senior Abbey D'Agostino from Topsfield MA is the USATF - New England Athlete of the Month for November 2013.
Good performances were turned in by local scholastic runners at the Nike Cross Nationals (NXN) Northeast Qualifier at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls NY. The meet was one of the eight qualifiers, and included the six New England states, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The top 2 teams and several at-large teams from around the country, plus the top 5 individuals from non-qualifying teams advance to the final on December 14 in Oregon.
USATF New England youth runners turned in a strong showing at the USATF Junior Olympic Region I Cross Country Championships in New York on Sunday. Besides strong competition from 5 other associations in the six age divisions, the sub-30 degree temperatures and strong wind gusts provided additional challenges on the Bowdoin Park course, site of many NY state championship events.
Providence College women won the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championship on Saturday in Indiana, scoring 141 points, ahead of Arizona at 197. The Friars were led by Senir Emily Sisson in seventh. Dartmouth senior Abbey D'Agostino (Topsfield MA), runner-up in the meet in 2012, eased her way into the lead after 4K and ran to a 3 second win on the muddy grass course; her Dartmouth squad placed 16th overall.
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