This year’s line-up for the 4th annual AT&T Starr’s Mill Panther XC Invitational looks even deeper than last year’s event and bigger. With 54 teams and 1800 athletes across high school and middle school athletes on the beautiful rolling grass fields and trail of Heritage, it will be an awesome day for running.
Georgia Track & Field and Cross Country News
This week your first Middle School 'Runner of the Week' was selected and its Sydney Runyan of the Etowah Youth Club. MS Row's will be selected until the Georgia MS State Championships and those Champions will be 2015 MS ROWs
We begin selecting Middle School 'Runners of the Week' after this past weekend of racing and for week ending 8/30 its Zack Truitt from Landmark Christian.
We began selecting 'Weekly Runners of the Week' and will continue thru Region meets. Frank Pittman of Marist and Mary Valli of Starrs Mill are your All-Class Runners of the Week ending 8/30.
For AAAAAA week ending 8/30, Jack Bluth of Milton HS and Yanely Gomez from Grayson were selected as the 'Runners of the Week'
The AAAAA Runners of the Week came from 2 different meets this past week as Ansley Heavern of Dunwoody and Jake Shewbert of Flowery Branch claimed the honors week ending 8/30.
The AAAA 'Runners of the Week' both came out from some intense racing at Saucony Battle of Atlanta with soph Josie Wirtz named Girls ROW and Sean Parker from Pickens County Boys ROW.
Interesting week in 3A, the top 10+ individual girls were off. Thus opening the door for Christel-Ann Ramus of Islands HS to claim Girls ROW and Chandler Kennedy of East Jackson was named Boys ROW for week ending 8/30.
The Wesleyan meet showed Bleckley County had a good Summer of training as they bested Wesleyan on their home course led by Carl Ellis Corley who is AA Boys 'ROW' along with Bremen's Grace Clements who was strong at Blastow.
1A Private has its share of fleet harriers again this season as Nicole Fegans and Sam Shaylor were selected as 'Runners of the Week' after impressive performances.
A Public cranked it up at the Mid State Classic as Adan Martinez earned Boys 'Runner of the Week and Nichole Slocumb of Elite Scholars slugged it out at Saucony Battle of Atlanta deserving Girls 'Runner of the Week'
The Frierson Files spent Monday with the cross country teams, which were up before dawn and later had track and weight room workouts in the afternoon. (via www.georgiadogs.com)
Jaguars climb two places from 2014 finish in U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association list (via www.jaguarsroar.com)
Nighthawks Voted Second In USTFCCCA Southeast Region Cross Country Poll (via University of North Georgia)
Updated list of the Top boys XC athletes in GA!
The No. 12 ranked La Salle Academy girls return five from last year's ninth place team at NXN. They swept the New Balance Nationals 4xMile indoors and outdoors this year - watch the workout to see how deep this squad this.
Take a run around Town Lake in Austin with the new Under Armour Charged Bandit!
Watch finish line video of 8 races at the Saucony Battle of Atlanta of the top 100 finishers in each race, and extended video of the Varsity Boys and Girls races! All video will display in the late morning.
Jojo & Travis give a rundown of how the Saucony Flo50 girls stack up after pre-season races, plus introduce a few new names to shake up the rankings! Who will crack the Flo50?
A trio from Utah makes some movement in Week 1 of the Saucony Flo50 National Rankings.
Check out the Top 25 national standings after the first major meet weekend of the season
Incredible day of racing at the 2015 Saucony Battle of Atlanta as over 2900 runners tackled the pristine Nash Farms Battlefield course. Great conditions for a race in late August as it was cloudy with some breezes! A Civil War re-enactor in full regalia started every race with an authentic period Musket which made quite a boom!
Only 4 races but over 1800 Large Pics from the HS and MS Races of the 13th Annual Fall Run Away Invitational by Matt Almand.
Check out this sweet photo little photo gallery from the Bob Blastow Early Bird by Walter Pinion.
Another great Saucony Battle of Atlanta was held yesterday at Nash Farms Battlefield. Check out over 2,300 photos taken from all of the meet's races here.
Teams from north Florida and Georgia headed to the Sunshine State's capital of Tallahassee for the Cougar XC Challenge. The two states battled it out all meet long including the boys varsity race where Lowndes' Chance Row and Leon's Matthew Cashin fought for second place. Our Jeremy Danzie was on-site and captured just shy of 1,000 photos of all the action!
Watch race videos from various locations on the course from the 11th annual NEGA Cross Country Championships in Athens.
Duluth, Georgia - The Inaugural Great Labor Day One Mile Race will be held at Gwinnett Place Mall, 2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth, Georgia 30096 on Labor Day, September 7, 2015, 8 a.m. An instructional sport summit opens the 2-day event on Sunday, September 6th, at 2 p.m. Both days are free to spectators. Both events are sponsored by USATF Georgia. http://www.usatfga.org/SportsCommittees/LongDistanceRunning.aspx
Athens Academy hosted its Annual Spartan Ekid Thursday which was an enjoyabable and quite unique race. Never having attended such an event in all my years, all had a great time and athletes got in a solid midweek work out.
There are over 800 athletes entered in the Fall Runaway Invitational making it the biggest race in series history. The race has increased in size as 24 schools are slated to compete at Lamar Murphy Park which is primed to ru