“Never underestimate someone who runs extreme distances in search of pain,” are my thoughts as I stroll beside Kelly O’Dell, and she begins to tell her story.
Growing up in a family built around running, Carmen Alder has become the next best thing since her Olympian mother was in her prime.
Moore takes home Gatorade Ohio Boys Cross Country Player of the Year honors after long-awaited state title
After a perfect ending to his cross country career at Lake High School where he took home a state championship last fall, Nathan Moore has been named the Gatorade Ohio Boys Cross Country Player of the Year.
With a future in the military on the horizon, Murphy Smith has chosen to attend the Naval Academy this fall to continue his cross country career and prepare for what’s ahead.
UNC commit Parker Wolfe fought off COVID-19 last summer before breaking multiple records on his way to winning state and national titles and becoming the 2020-21 Gatorade National Boys Cross Country Player of the Year.
One of Georgia’s best cross country runners, Mary Brady, used running as a tool to better herself mentally, which in turn, helped her physically.
Essex’s Brady Martisus capped off his senior year with the Gatorade Vermont Boys Cross Country Player of the Year award, while also continuing the school’s run on the honor.
The Middleton girls cross country team won state and junior Lauren Pansegrau took home the individual state championship while breaking a state record.
Her junior season was one for the record books as Caroline Wells left her mark on many events, and her senior season should offer more of the same.
Between his on-course performances and off-course service, Kamari Miller of Marietta High School has won Georgia Gatorade Runner of the Year.