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Meet the best female cross-country runners at high schools in the Brockton area in Most memorable season moment was going to the Twilight meet and running Captain elect for . Placed 34th at MSTCA State Coaches Invitational Small School. An All-Scholastic in cross country since Get your free-forever account! Offering team management tools for coaches, meet registration for all, training tools for athletes, unlimited stats for parents & fans. Clocked a at the McIntyre Twilight Invitational at the Barnstable Fairgrounds; says that's his favorite course. . Was 55th in a field of at the MSTCA Bob McIntyre Twilight Invitational Div. 1 race Captain-elect for next fall.
The spikeless version features rubber nibs in place of spikes.
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SizesMen ,14,15; Women 6. As with other shoes, here the midsoleand outersole have been retained, as its effective grip and touch of cushioning have beenvetted through previous cross country seasons. The upper shows a flair for dramaticchange, however, adopting the radical asymmetrical lacing of its road racing sibling, theT8 Racer, that rakes toward the little toe instead of medially.
It securely anchors the shoeto the foot thanks, in part, to the closed, grid-like mesh. The versatile Mach 14 is suitedfor roads, tracks, and natural surfaces.
SizesMen ,14,15; Women Weight Mens 6. The upper is a closed mesh with a thin tongue thatspadded only at the top. HF-welded film overlays offer a close fit thats smoother thanprevious versions and add support without restricting the uppers flexibility.
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With just a bitof cushioning, the midsole retains its low profile as a testament to what works. The provenoutersole affords effective traction on all surfaces, thanks to its full-length rubber sole. SizesMen ,14,15; Women ,12 Weight Mens 7. The upperis a thin, soft, and closed stretch mesh supported by laser-cutwelded overlays that give abarely-there feel while supplying just enough structure.
The midsole is a low-profile,compression-molded EVA foam that provides enough cushioning for hard or rockycourses, but not so much that it adds unnecessary weight. The outersole features an arrayof tiny lugs through the heel and center of the forefoot, with six spikes or rubber nibs onthe spikeless version providing traction in the mud. The XC is a well-designed crosscountry racer. The spikeless version is versatile on all surfaces, while the spiked versiontakes natural courses in stride.
The combination of soft and supportive materials, lightweight, and effective design earned the XC our Best New Shoe award for Cross Country. The upper is a close-fitting micromeshwith a saddle of welded film reinforced with Flywire. The thin tongue and flat laces securethe foot effectively, and the foam ankle lobes are plush while anchoring the heel securely.
The midsole is Flashlon foamlight, resilient, and flexiblethat protects unobtrusively. A mini-waffle pattern covers the outersole with rubber nibs in place of spikes, providingeffective traction on all surfaces. SizesMen ,14,15 Weight Mens 5. Theupper is a closed, ripstop mesh with synthetic suede at the heel. A full-length Flexfilmmatrix provides support, while lightening the shoe a bit. The midsole uses the same tool-ingcompression-molded EVAwith no more cushioning than necessary.
The outersolecontinues with the same six-spike setup and whimsical foot-shaped pattern in the rubber,while its triangular-shaped lugs assist with the traction. The spikeless version managesroad, trail, and track with equal ease, while the spikes work best on natural surfaces andmuddier environs. SizesMen ,14; Women ,12 Weight Mens 6. Try on shoes from a variety of shoe companies.
Differences in fit from one brand or model to the next allow most runners to find a racing shoe best suited for their particular foot type.
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Two factors should influence your selection of a cross country racing shoe: Wear your racing shoes before the actual race, since the low profile of the shoe coupled with the intense effort of racing can be tough on yoursoft tissue if you havent prepared well. Choosing between spiked or spikeless models should be based on the racing surfaces youll encounter during your season.
Cross country spikes are slightly better than spikeless shoes at grippingmuddy or soggy ground, but they are limited to use on all-natural courses. In California, they are not allowed for cross country at the highschool level; however, they are permitted during track season.
Spikeless models work almost as well as traditional spiked shoes in themud. In addition, they can manage pavement, sidewalks, and rocky surfaces, as well as indoor and outdoor tracks. He can be reached via e-mail at shuz2run lightspeed. No part of this article may be stored, copied, or reprinted without prior written permission of Running Network LLC.
Reprinted here with permission. Drew won the OlympicTrials meet held at Harvard Stadium, tyingthe world record in the process: At the Olympic Games, Drewpulled a muscle while leading his semi-final and still won the heat, but could notstart in the final nor in the An all-around athlete, he also was part of the Olympic baseball team with leg-end Jim Thorpe.
Drew continued to compete at in-door and outdoor meets for 8 more years. World War I prevented a second try atan Olympic medal inand he wasunable to make the team. He heldworld and US sprint records at a numberof distances contested in the day, includ-ing the yard dash in which his 9. Drew was the first person to be giventhe title of Worlds Fastest Human.
Hewent on to be a national champion andearn All-American honors at the Universityof Southern California. His career foundhim in positions as an attorney, scholar,judge, and civil rights activist, always re-spected by his peers. Drews history was re-searched by current Springfield residentLarry Libow.
Molly Huddle finished 11thin the meter final, and Craig Kinsley was23rd in the javelin qualifying round. Bryant University coach Steph Reilly ran for Ire-land in the steeplechase. Four athletes wearingthe Greater Boston TC singlet this year were inthe results; Samyr Laine, a Harvardgrad representing Haiti, was 11th in the triplejump. Mass Lowell, competed in the marathon forhis native Cape Verde. Alaya Alexander Trinidad and Tobago was 13th in the triplejump trial round.
Hector Cotto Puerto Rico ranthe hurdles. Several other athletes with New England con-nections represented their native countries, anda number of US and foreign competitors havemade appearances at track meets and roadraces in New England in recent years. Congrat-ulations to all for their achievements. In a not uncommon occurence, a masters was also the overallwinner in the womens circuit.
Joanie Bohlke Waltham MA ran only four events,but with two wins, was strong enough to take the open division. Women Open Joan Bohlke 33, Una Directed by WorldMountain Running champion Kasie Enman, the racereplaced the traditional opener at Northfield Mountain,which stopped after a year run. Womens winner Bridget Fer-rin-Smith, running A gradual rolling uphill course led the final mile up Pack, steeperthan Mt.
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Staying a week after the Mt. Womens winner Kelsy Allen ran The event featured a new course with a shorter first lapand longer second lap, both equally as tough as in the past. Blake was the fourth scorer for the US squad on the all-uphillcourse. The USA womens team won the team gold. The race included a 2,meterclimb to the top on a rocky trail and then back down.
Tempera-tures varied from the 80s to the 40s. Enman was 19 seconds be-hind the winner with her 4: Overall winner on the chal-lenging course, which crosses the Eastern Continental Dividetwice, was David Roach of North Carolina, who clocked The race is a timed ultra in whichrunners run as many loops of the 2. The top three men and women coveringthe most miles will be given cash awards to celebrate their dayswork.
Atlantic Coast League All-Star. Cites his work on hills and over long distances as his best as sets as a runner. Ledger All-Scholastic pick as a sophomore. Also runs indoor and outdoor track.
Active in Interact Club and hiking and climbing club. Will attend the U. Military Academy in West Point, N. Says conquering the hills is his best asset as a runner. Repeat Ledger All-Scholastic also runs indoor and outdoor track. Active in Key Club and Best Buddies.
Was 22nd at the EMass Div. Was sixth at the Catholic Conference Classic. News editor for school newspaper. Campus ministry retreat leader. Wants to run in college while pursuing a career in business. Cites his kick as his best asset as a runner. Also runs outdoor track. Hobbies include playing the piano and golf. Interested in a career in engineering.
Was 10th at the EMass Div. Active on Diversity Cabinet. Volunteers at Tufts Medical Center.
Wants to run in college while pursuing a career in medicine. Says endurance is his best asset as a runner. Serves as class president. Wants to run in college while studying chemical engineering. Finished 30th overall at the Div. Says his ability to conquer hills is his greatest strength as a runner.
Active in Key Club. Hobbies include swimming and reading. Wants to continue his running career in college. Was undefeated in Atlantic Coast League regular-season races.
Won the ACL championship meet Took seventh at Catholic Memorial Invitational