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Coaching Athletics Quarterly

Cross Country

Natalie Cook of Flower Mound, Texas and Ethan Ashley of Cumming, Ga. won the Eastbay Cross Country (formerly Foot Locker CC) Championships (ECCC) South Regional today.

Angelina Perez of Ringwood, N.J. and Gavin Sherry of West Hartford, Conn. won the Eastbay Cross Country (formerly Foot Locker CC) Championships (ECCC) Northeast Regional today.

Riley Stewart of Englewood, Colo. and Riley Hough of Fenton, Mich. won the Eastbay Cross Country (formerly Foot Locker CC) Championships (ECCC) Midwest Regional today.

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2021 -- Top high school cross country runners from across the US will compete in the four Eastbay Cross Country Championship (ECCC) Regionals (formally Foot Locker Cross Country) in hopes of becoming a finalist in the nation’s preeminent Cross Country Championship. After a one year hiatus due to the covid pandemic, high school cross country’s most esteemed and historic race will be back this fall stronger than ever under the Eastbay moniker, and looking to crown the nation’s true girls and boys champions.

The World Athletics Council has today confirmed the competition format for a cross country event to be included in the Olympic Games.

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 35th year of honoring the nation's most elite high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Taylor Ewert of Beavercreek High School in Beavercreek, Ohio is the 2019-20 Gatorade National Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year. Ewert won the prestigious award for her accomplishments on and off the field, joining an impressive group of former Gatorade National Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year winners who have combined for 72 gold medals and 33 National Championships.

TALLAHASSEE, Florida – Shelby Houlihan used a furious finish to best Molly Huddle in the senior women’s race, while Shadrack Kipchirchir outkicked the field to take the senior men’s title Saturday at the USATF Cross Country Championships in Tallahassee, Florida.

STIRLING, Scotland -- Against the impressive backdrop of Stirling Castle, Team USATF’s Hillary Bor (Colorado Springs, Colorado) battled tough competitors and a brief misstep to come back and win his first SimplyHealth Great Stirling XCountry title.

Sydney Masciarelli of Northbridge, Mass. and Cole Hocker of Indianapolis captured first place titles at the 40thannual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships (FLCCC) National Finals Presented by Eastbay today. Race conditions at Morley Field, Balboa Park in San Diego were ideal with firm terrain, sunshine and temperatures reaching 65 degrees.

London Culbreath of McKinney, Texas and Cruz Gomez of Donna, Texas, won the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships (FLCCC) South Regional today.  Culbreath, a junior at McKinney North High School, claimed the title in the girls’ championship race in 17:12.9.  Heidi Nielson, a sophomore from Katy, Texas, finished second in 17:15.7, and Brynn Brown of Denton, Texas, placed third in 17:17.2.  Returning to the FLCCC National Finals for the second time are Nielson, Adoette Vaughan (6th place) of Dallas and Alyssa Hendrix (7th place) of Riverview, Fla.

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