The B.A.A. men’s cross country team finished third on Saturday in Charlotte, NC at the 2010 USATF Club Cross Country Championships. This was their best finish in the thirteen year history of the race! The women’s team finished eighth.
The Club Championships gives post collegiate athletes a chance to compete on a national level. The USATF Club Cross Championships was one of three major cross country championships on Saturday, December 11, 2010. Please watch for pieces on all three on RBR today!
Boston Athletic Association men Run to Third Place at USATF National Club Cross Country Championships;
B.A.A.’s women’s team is eighth.
— The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) men’s cross country team
had its best finish in the 13-year history of the US Fall Club National
Cross Country meet when it finished third on Saturday in Charlotte,
The B.A.A. women’s team finished eighth with 227 points.
The men’s 10-kilometer
championship consisted of 45 scoring teams, and the B.A.A. scored 175
points. The club’s five scoring members were:
Tim Ritchie, 30:17 (17 scoring points, 26th place);
Brian Harvey, 30:27 (23 scoring points, 32nd place);
Lucas Meyer, 30:38 (28 scoring points, 37th place);
Ruben Sanca, 30:49 (36 scoring points, 45th place); and,
Colman Hatton, 31:35 (71 scoring points, 86th place).
In the women’s 6-kilometer championship (248 finishers, 28 scoring teams), the B.A.A.’s five scoring members:
Jeannette Faber, 20:57 (30 points, 34th);
Kasie Enman, 20:58 (31 pts., 36th);
Melissa Nash, 21:17 (48 pts., 57th);
Lesley Hocking, 21:27 (57 pts., 70th);
Kristin Murphy, 21:34 (61 pts., 77th).
The Boston Athletic
Association Running Club is sponsored by adidas and is coached by
Michael Pieroni (Head Coach), Terry Shea (assistant), and Suzanne
See the official press
release below from USA Track & Field and USATF’s Jim Estes below for
the complete story from today’s event.
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Larry Eder has had a 50-year involvement in the sport of athletics. Larry has experienced the sport as an athlete, coach, magazine publisher, and now, journalist and blogger. His first article, on Don Bowden, America's first sub-4 minute miler, was published in RW in 1983. Larry has published several magazines on athletics, from American Athletics to the U.S. version of Spikes magazine. He currently manages the content and marketing development of the RunningNetwork, The Shoe Addicts, and RunBlogRun. Of RunBlogRun, his daily pilgrimage with the sport, Larry says: "I have to admit, I love traveling to far away meets, writing about the sport I love, and the athletes I respect, for my readers at runblogrun.com, the most of anything I have ever done, except, maybe running itself."
Theme song: Greg Allman, " I'm no Angel."
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