Foot Locker Top Moments From The Past Decade - #1 The Big Three
Annual Big Three throwback, now they are Olympians, American Record Holders, and Distance Running Icons. In 2000 they were high school seniors battling for the Foot Locker National Title. Defending Champ Dathan Ritzenhein was too good over 3.1 for Alan Webb and Ryan Hall. Knowing how impressive the runners in 2nd and 3rd are makes Dathan's repeat win that much more impressive. He won by 20 seconds, the largest margin in Foot Locker history.
Sydney Segal 32nd place girls at the 2011 Foot Locker CC Championships
RUN JUNKIE: The Rumor Mill, Centro to Junkie, Crowning the greatest
Episode 12: We look at a heated USATF Meeting in St. Louis and the rumor mill circling the NCAA. As we come to the end of the cross country year we look at one last national championship which will be followed up by the top collegiate honors that will be presented at the Bowerman Awards. Get you fix...
RUN JUNKIE: Silly NCAA rules, Candy sponsored XMas and LIVE from San Antonio
Episode 13: We say good bye to XC forever....in 2011....and start looking towards the indoor season. We have a visit from the NCAA President, look to award the best athlete in the NCAA and also find Run Junkie's number 1 fan. The Godfather makes an appearance to countdown the Olympic Marathon trials and then its time to eat some mondo!
Foot Locker Top Moments From The Past Decade - #5 Ballerness
The #5 Top Foot Locker Moment from the past decade comes from the boys race in 2003. Matt Withrow rallied from back in 4th to pass race favorites Galen Rupp and Shadrack Kiptoo with a kick that brought a new word into the running lexicon, 'Ballerness'.
RUN JUNKIE: Turkey Tips, NCAA Tidbits and Wheating Audition
Episode 11: We look back at the NCAA what-ifs, top Turkey Trots and then look ahead to the hottest high school competitions of the year....NXN and Foot Locker!
Foot Locker Top Moments From The Past Decade - #2 Battle of 3 Former Champs
The #2 Top Foot Locker Moment from the past decade comes from the girls race in 2008, the 30th Anniversary Running. The race was highly anticipated because for the first time in the 3 decades of the championship, 3 former champs were facing off in one race. Jordan Hasay won as a freshman in 2005 and was back for her 4th time. Kathy Kroeger won in 2006 as a sophomore and Ashley Brasovan won the previous year, 2007 as a junior. In fact, Kroeger was 2nd in 2007 and Hasay was 3rd. These race lived up to the hype and then some as some of the non-former champs wanted to put their stamp on the race as well, most notably one Allie McLaughlin.
Foot Locker Top Moments From The Past Decade - #6 The Rocket Dominates
The #6 Top Foot Locker Moment from the past decade comes from the boys race in 2002. The future American Record Holder showed promise early in his career by dominating at Foot Locker and tying the largest margin of victory in the meets prestigious history, 20 seconds.
2010 Foot Locker FULL Boys Race (Lukas Verzbicas)
Foot Locker Top Moments From The Past Decade - #3 Fout Tops Super 6
The #3 Top Foot Locker Moment from the past decade comes from the boys race in 2007. The year boasted one the deepest boys field up front than had been seen in a very long time which included German Fernandez who had beaten the Woodard Park record, NXN Champ Chris Derrick, the top returnee Colby Lowe, Utah State Record breaker Luke Puskedra, and VCP record breaker Donn Cabral. But it was Indiana's Mike Fout who topped them all and was able to push hard even after an almost suicidal opening mile.
Foot Locker Top Moments From The Past Decade - #4 Photo Finish
The #4 Top Foot Locker Moment from the past decade comes from the girls race in 2009. Chelsey Sveinsson appeared to have the Foot Locker title wrapped up in the home stretch, but Megan Goethals unleashed a legendary kick that took both girls to the line.
2008 Full FLCC Girls Championship (Better Quality)
2008 Foot Locker Nationals: Allie McLaughlin hammers through the first 2.5 miles and it looks like not even Jordan Hasay can run her down. With 200meters to go three girls are neck and neck and we witness a superstar rise to the occasion.
Boys battle to finish Futsum Zeinasellassie Edward Cheserek at Foot Locker CC Champs 2011
Futsum Zeinasellassie and Edward Cheserek battle to finish at the 2011 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships Results - Men (Full Results) 1 Edward Cheserek 11 NE,Newark, NJ 14:51.5 1 2 Futsum Zeinasellassie 12 MW,Indianapolis, IN 14:52.1 2 3 Nathan Weitz 12 WE,Spokane, WA 15:20.5 3 4 Jake Leingang 11 MW,Bismarck, ND 15:21.2 4 5 Daniel Vertiz 12 SO,San Antonio, TX 15:22.5 5
Boys 5k Race Foot Locker CC Championships 2011
The showdown between the country two best high school boys did not disappoint as Futsum Zeinasellassie and Edward Cheserek battled to the last hundred meters to decide the winner of the 2011 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships. Results - Men (Full Results) 1 Edward Cheserek 11 NE,Newark, NJ 14:51.5 1 2 Futsum Zeinasellassie 12 MW,Indianapolis, IN 14:52.1 2 3 Nathan Weitz 12 WE,Spokane, WA 15:20.5 3 4 Jake Leingang 11 MW,Bismarck, ND 15:21.2 4 5 Daniel Vertiz 12 SO,San Antonio, TX 15:22.5 5 6 Andrew Gardner 11 WE,Spokane, WA 15:23.1 6 7 Tony Smoragiewicz 12 MW,Rapid City, SD 15:24.0 7 8 Joshua Brickell 11 SO,Suwanee, GA 15:24.2 8 9 Thomas Graham 12 SO,Cary, NC 15:24.4 9 10 Sean McGorty 11 SO,Fairfax, VA 15:28.0 10
Suzy Favor-Hamilton recalls the pressure of the 2000 Olympic Games
Suzy Favor-Hamilton, one of the greatest female mid-distance runners in US history, looks back at her career and Olympic experience in 2000 to let us in on the pressures she felt as an athlete. Suzy gives her advice to young athletes on how to handle to stress and pressures that come with being a top athlete.
Girls 5k Race Foot Locker CC Championships 2011
Erin Finn takes the race out early but her regional teammate Molly Seidel eventually reels her in as the two battle until the final turn for the title at the 2011 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships. Results - Women (Full Results) 1 Molly Seidel 12 MW, Hartland, WI 17:21.4 1 2 Erin Finn 11 MW,W Bloomfield, MI 17:23.9 2 3 Laura Leff 10 NE,Syracuse, NY 17:33.9 3 4 Abbey Leonardi 12 NE,Kennebunkprt, ME 17:35.3 4 5 Karlie Garcia 11 WE,Roseville, CA 17:35.6 5 6 Grace Tinkey 11 SO,Macon, GA 17:37.0 6 7 Catarina Rocha 11 NE,Peabody, MA 17:37.3 7 8 Kelsey Braithwaite 12 WE,Perry, UT 17:38.4 8 9 Makena Morley 9 WE,Bigfork, MT 17:39.1 9 10 Julia Bos 11 MW,Rockford, MI 17:39.2 10
Edward Cheserek Boy's Champion 2011 Foot Locker CC Championships
After scorching every course he has been on this year, it all came down to San Diego for the National Championship. Edward Cheserek battled all the way to finish with Futsum.
Suzy Favor-Hamilton talks about Foot Locker XC and reflects on pressures around youth running
Molly Seidel Girls Champion 2011 Foot Locker CC Championships
Molly Seidel Girls Champion 2011 Foot Locker CC Championships. After seeing her MidWest teammate blast out of the starting gate, Molly Seidel reeled in the leader Erin Finn and finished strong to become this years Foot Locker Champion.
2010 National Championships Girls Race (Fulll)
Aisling Cuffe won the 2010 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships
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