Finish Line: National Roundup (Week Ending 10/4) Oct 3, 2008

Andrews (pictured above, TXRunners photo) 17:07, Lutz in TX at Nike South | Hasay 17:54 season debut at Atascadero Invite |  A pair of all-time bests at Salesianum, DE | Dunbar, Kodiak, Francis three-peat in Alaska | Brasovan course record 16:46 at | PA Girls #1 Emmaus, Furcht 15:18 @ Paul Short | Doug Smith unchallenged 16:29 debut at Shore Coaches (NJ) | Quick times at Holmdel | Freshmen girls rock Maine FOC |

Runners of the Week Oct 6, 2008

All of the results are in and tabulated. Here are this weeks runners of the week.

Belvis and Valle take McNeil Gold Races Oct 4, 2008

The McNeil Invitational is a great prep for the athletes who anticipate on running here in November at the state meet. Many teams took advantage of checking out the state course this year with many great performances highlighted by Jordan Valle and Bailey Belvis. Both athletes won the Gold divisions in 15:29 and 18:24 respectively. Jordan beat a talented field including Donovan Torres, Jim Stitt, Andrew Herrera, and Palo Pounce. Jordan's victory makes him one of the favorites to medal in a loaded 4A division. Bailey Belvis continued her impressive season as the 3A standout won the Gold Girls 5k race in 18:24 beating 5A Region IV favorite Tricia Terry by 12 seconds.