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Redwood Empire High School Track and Cross Country
Sara Hall led all women in the 2014 MetroPCS Half Marathon, cruising to her fourth half marathon victory in four months with a time of 1:12:26. It also surpassed her old Empire record. Story here .
2014 ROCKET CITY MARATHON Race results, Alex 5th race-recap by Alex
USATF Jr. Olympic Cross Country Whispering Pines Golf Course, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina December 13, 2014 Rylee Bowen is the new National USATF Jr. Olympic Cross Country Champion winning the 15-16 year old Division in 17:40.7 for the 5k course. Her time also moves her to 7th All-Time for a 5k by a Redwood Empire preps and bumps Kim Conley out of the top 10. Rylee’s time was the fastest 5k of the day bettering the winning 17-18 year old… Read More »
The North Face Endurance Challenge: California Marin Headlands, San Francisco, CA Dec 6, 2014 JULIA STAMPS MALLON 7th 8:24:28, out of 106 women
Hall placed 4th overall and a new women’s course record at the Gatorade San José Half Marathon in 73:00, just 6 seconds off her PR. Watch video interview Impressive that she can do the interview in both english and spanish.
See story here
With all the national and state champion girl distance runners this area has turned out, two of the USA’s current top runners come from much farther down the Empire’s list. Much has already been written about Kim Conley rising to the top of the US ranks but now former Maria Carrillo runner Alia Gray is turning a lot of heads. At Carrillo Gray was not even her teams’ top runner and although good could do no better than 5th in… Read More »
Former Maria Carrillo (2007) runner Alia Gray ran the fastest women’s marathon ever for an empire runner at 2:39:43 at the New York City Marathon Sunday. The old mark was 2:44:07 by Julia Stamps, NY Athletic Club (Santa Rosa HS ‘96) at the Olympic trials, Houston 1/14/12. 2014 New York City Marathon Breaks Record for Most Finishers 1 104 Mary Keitany 2:25:07 Kenya 2 106 Jemima Sumgong 2:25:10 Kenya 3 116 Sara Moreira 2:26:00 Portugal 4 103 Jelena Prokopcuka 2:26:15… Read More »