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November 21, 2022
New England strong at Region 1 Junior Olympic Cross Country
NE Teams win 7 divisions in Maine
New England teams dominated team scoring at the USATF Region 1 Junior Olympic Cross Country Championshps held on Sunday, November 20, at Noble High School in North Berwick, Maine. Temperatures were seasonal in the low 40's but wind increased through the day and, combined with many turns and twists, added challenges to the relatively flat course.
Team wins were earned by
Cheetahs Running Club
(age 8/under boys),
Waltham Track Club
(11-12 girls, 13-14 girls),
New England Elite
(11-12 boys, 15-18 girls), and
(15-18 boys). New England clubs swept the top 5 team positions in the 13-14 girls and 15-18 boys races, and took 4 of 5 in the 11-12 girls, 11-12 boys, and 13-14 boys races.
Four New England boys and two girls took home the individual gold medal in their age group;
(Cheetahs, 9-10 boys),
(Nashua PAL, 11-12),
(Waltham TC, 13-14),
(Sentinel Striders, 15-18),
(Waltham TC, 13-14) and
(New England Elite, 15-16).
The top 5 teams and individuals finishing in the top 30 places overall in each division qualify for the
USATF National Junior Olympic meet
to be held December 10th in College Stations, Texas
Thanks to the Maine association for hosting a fine meet, and the certified offiacials who "made it happen".