This Pass Sunday 41 Flash kids toe the line at the world famous Mt.SAC course one of the hardest courses in the US, with 25 first year runners the expectations are up in the air. Kids handle themselves like champions attacking the hills and working together.
8&U. (G) New Comer Denise Y. (25th) wasted no time on showing that she will be one to watch coming championship races. Follow were two 6 year old Emily(47th) and Natalia (62nd)
8&U.(B) Finn M.(16th) and Ben R. (18th) lead the charge to a 4th place team finished. Calvin has a breakthrough race finishing 3rd man for team flash.
9-10(G) Karah R. runs a strong race powering the hills and finishes (41th) Madeline follow with a 1:23 second improvement from last years race. Sierra, Nikki and Grace only had a 17 second gap and will be key coming late races.
9-10(B) Blake and Brandon finished next to each other and will get better with more racing experience. Looking to fill a team in the next couple of weeks.
11-12(G) Lily M. finishes (29th) running a gutsy race. Amber, Abigale, and Keili I. came in with only 7 second gap. This team is coming together.
11-12(B) New comer Andrew has a great first race and runs (14:10) Brandon L. improves :37 seconds from last years time.
13-14 (G) Mikaela R. runs in the front of the race and finishes (10th) Amanda runs personal best by more than a 1:30 seconds
13-14 (B) Micah(16th) and Vicente (18th) lead Team flash to a 6th place team finish. Justin improves by 51 seconds and score 3rd men for team flash.
Cross Country times can only be compare on the same course, Most courses should be the same distances nevertheless that is not the case, the only thing you can do is race the course and come back the year after to see how much you improved. This following kids run the same course and distance in 2013. Mt.Sac courses are also longer in the 2k and 3k here are the Estimated distances.
2k= 2.55k that is about 550m longer
3k= 3.25 or 2 miles about 200m longer
Ben R. 12:34 11:55/-39
Jeremy 13:25 13:17/-8
Amber 14:39 14:48/+9
Keili 15:35 14:55/-40
Sophia 16:51 15:31/-1:20
Madeline 18:18 16:55/-1:23
Abigail 16:16 14:50/-1:26
Kaylee 17:02 17:32/+32
Brandon 16:24 15:47/-37
Mikaela 15:58 15:36/-22
Justin 16:54 16:03/-51
Madison 17:18 16:36/-42
Runners of the Week! Abigail, Mikaela, Justin, Calvin.