FootLocker Girls Champs:The Final Steps, Photos by, Note by Larry Eder


After her surprising last gasp victory, Megan Goethals told the announcer that she had to give it her all. Megan knew that Chelsea was a great runner, and she just had to see how close she could come to her. Well, Megan Goethals is now the poster girl of never giving up until after one crosses the finish line!

Take a few moments and savor the upcoming four pictures from, as Megan Goethals makes her gutty dash over the last two hundred meters!


Megan Goethals catches Chelsea Sveinsson, photo by


Chelsea Sveinsson, exhausted, tries to defend her possible victory, Megan Goethals in full flight, photo by


Megan Goethals continues to excelerate, as Chelsea Sveinsson falters, photo by


Megan Goethals passes Chelsea Sveinsson, and goes on to win the 2009
FootLocker Girls Cross Country Champs, photo by

Special thanks to Victah Sailer, Lisa Coniglio,

For more on our sport, please click on

Leave a comment

Wake up to RunBlogRun's news in your inbox. Sign up for our newsletter and we'll keep you informed about the Sport you love.

Subscribe to RunBlogRun's Global News Feed

* indicates required