The FootLocker Midwest is one of the largest FL regional events. The crowd that arrives at the iconic UW-Parkside course has included some of the finest distance runners in American distance running. The finals are December 12, 2015 in the historic Balboa Park, the home of the FootLocker for many years.
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Taylor Werner and Jonathan Davis Capture First Place Titles in 37th Annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships Midwest Regional
Taylor Werner of Bloomsdale, Mo., and Jonathan Davis of Oakwood, Ill., won the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships (FLCCC) Midwest Regional today. In the girls’ race, Werner, claimed the title in 16:58. Judy Pendergast of Naperville, Ill., placed second in 17:19, and Maryjeanne Gilbert of Peoria, Ill., placed third in 17:24. Werner, Gilbert and Lauren Gregory (8th place) of Fort Collins, Colo., are two-time FLCCC National Finalists. Stephanie Jenks (10th place) of Aurora, Iowa, is a three-time FLCCC National Finalist.
In the boys’ race, Jonathan Davis of Oakwood, Ill., captured the title in14:57. Paul Roberts of Boulder, Colo., placed second in 14:58, with Ben Veatch of Carmel, Ind., finishing third in 14:58. Davis and Veatch are two-time FLCCC national finalists.
Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015
UW-Parkside in Kenosha, Wis.
5,000-meter course; muddy conditions; cloudy skies; 32 degrees
The top 10 boys and the top 10 girls in today’s seeded races qualified to compete against runners from the Northeast, South, and West Regional meets in the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships National Finals, on Saturday, Dec. 12 at Morley Field, Balboa Park in San Diego, Calif.
(see attached chart for race results)
2015 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships – Midwest Regional Results
University of Wisconsin – Kenosha, Wis.
*Race photos and video highlights are available by request or online at www.footlockercc.com