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Recap - 2014 USATF Region 4 Junior Olympic Outdoor Track & Field Championships

posted Jul 6, 2014, 6:46 PM by Alpha Crush Running Club   [ updated Jul 6, 2014, 6:47 PM ]
Region 4 Meet - Facts
  • Alpha Crush athletes did a fantastic job this weekend!
  • 10 Alpha Crush athletes competed in 15 events
  • 8 personal bests/personal records were set
  • 10 Top 5 finishes / National qualifiers
  • 3 athletes qualified for Nationals in 2 events
  • 2 gold medals / 3 silver medals / 1 bronze medal
  • 2 Region 4 Champions: Faith Bobak (1500m) and Heidi Heppner (1500m)
  • All 3 of our 13-14 girls qualified for Nationals in the 3000m
  • Katelyn Mclean had a 28.84 second PR in the 3000m
  • Claire Buchanan ran the Peachtree Road Race 10k the morning before placing 5th in the 3000m and qualifying for Nationals
Region 4 Meet - National Qualifiers (finished in Top 5)
  • Faith Bobak, 13-14, 3000m, 2nd place, 11:49.04
  • Faith Bobak, 13-14, 1500m, 1st place, 5:13.39
  • Claire Buchanan, 13-14, 3000m, 5th place, 12:06.14, a 6.70 second PR
  • Clara Heppner, 9-10, 1500m, 4th place, 5:41.56
  • Heidi Heppner, 8 & under, 1500m, 1st place, 5:57.37
  • Heidi Heppner, 8 & under, 800m, 2nd place, 3:01.38
  • Carleigh Hyser, 13-14, 3000m, 4th place, 12:04.53
  • Katelyn Mclean, 11-12, 3000m, 4th place, 11:45.05, a 28.84 second PR, breaking 12:00 for the first time
  • Brynn Schlaupitz, 8 & under, 800m, 3rd place, 3:08.22, a 7.63 second PR
  • Brynn Schlaupitz, 8 & under, 1500m, 2nd place, 6:24.36, a 5.84 second PR
Other Notable Performances
  • Clare Cole, 8 & under, 1500m, 8th place, 7:44.16, a 1.10 second PR
  • Timmy Cole, 9-10, 1500m, 10th place, 5:52.42, a 4.06 second PR
  • Timmy Cole, 9-10, 800m, 13th place, 2:53.59, a 0.58 second PR
  • Ariel Ellis, 11-12, 3000m, 7th place, 12:49.55, a 8.69 second PR
  • Katelyn Mclean, 11-12, 1500m, 8th place, 5:39.90
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