The Greater Louisville Classic will be held on Saturday at Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville. KYtrackXC.com will be live on-site for all the College and High School Action. Check back for Live Updates. This is a preview of the high school action for this Saturday.
Subjective Rankings of the Top 5 Teams and Runners from each region in Class AAA.
KYtrackXC.com Power 10 – September 30, 2011 These are the top best teams and individuals in the state of Kentucky regardless of school classification. These are not your typical rankings in the sense because without classes the KY State Meet would have more depth so a team’s 5th place runner in Class AA who normally scores well enough with a 18:00 is suddenly too far back to matter in a one class system. The need for top runner is similar, that is obvious it is just on an exaggerated scale.
A list of the teams attending each of meets this weekend.
Position in the national rankings, aspirations for post-season meets, and pride are all on the line at WakeMed.
The Franklin County Invitational was the big meet of last weekend with several of the top ranked teams competing head to head. Below is a breakdown of who beat whom.
Detailed Class AA Snapshot Breakdown
Subjective Rankings of each of the Class AA Regional Rankings.
The Elizabethtown Lady Panthers entered this season with aspirations of challenging for the Class 2-A state cross country championship. Those dreams are more than likely shattered. Sophomore Hannah Godfrey, the 2010 Girls’ Area Runner of the Year, is out for the season after breaking her left foot in last Saturday’s Central Hardin Invitational at the Hardin County Fairgrounds. Godfrey managed to finish third despite injuring her foot near the midpoint of the race. At the time, she wasn’t sure the extent of the injury. (via www.thenewsenterprise.com)
The South's Largest Collegiate Cross Country Meet in Louisville this Saturday.
KYtrackXC.com Runners of the Week for Week 5
A look at the top runners from Saturday.
Saturday's action for this upcoming weekend.
A look at the movers and shakers of Week 4. Also a look at the top teams in each class from the most recent rankings.
2nd Edition of the KYtrackXC.com State Rankings
LOUISVILLE, Ky. --- After an impressive showing at the National Catholic Championship last weekend, the Bellarmine University men's cross country team moved up one spot in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll to No. 15.
KYtrackXC.com Runners of the Week for Week 4.
One stop for all of your Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational Coverage (KYtrackXC.com's Jonathan Grooms riding in the lead vehicle with Tretez KInnaird, photo by Jon Silvado)
KYtrackXC.com Webmaster will be live on-site on Saturday at the Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational in Louisville. In meet updates, news, splits, and results will be posted as comments on this article. Tons of photos and video will be up tomorrow evening from the race. Check back for all the action on Saturday.
KYtrackXC.com will be on-site for three meets tomorrow. Check back tomorrow for all the action from Saturday including updates from other meets throughout the state.
This first episode covers core training techniques. These workouts will apply to you whether you are already on an elite level or just the beginning. For beginners they may serve as an intense workout to build your core muscles. If you're already in shape they are crucial for you to maintain and sharpen that core strength and to prevent injury by helping you stabilize your movement.
The 2011 Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational has a lot going for it. The oldest meet in Kentucky not to mention the biggest has made Louisville the place where several of the best from all the surrounding states meet to showdown. This year’s version is no different with nationally ranked runners and teams from Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Ohio in attendance. In total close to 3,500 runners will roll on a super fast course with a great weather forecast projected.
Take a journey back to the year 2005 with the first set of KYtrackXC.com Class AAA Rankings that year. 2006 will be in the next Flashback Rankings.
13 Observations from the past week of Kentucky Cross Country. (Check out the intensity in their faces, pic by Derrick Dixon)
Runners of the Week ending on September 11th.
The meets and top times of the last week.
Each week KYtrackXC.com is going to breakdown the current situation of one class. Leading off is Class AAA with a look at how the top five teams and top individuals look this far into the season.
Chase Geary is a sophomore at Muhlenberg County High School. He is currently ranked #5 in the KYtrackXC.com Class AAA Top 20 after his victory at the Madisonville North Hopkins Invitational last Saturday. He will be going for his 2nd victory of the season at the Purple Strider Invitational in Bowling Green. He is the KYtrackXC.com Athlete Focus of the Week.
KYtrackXC.com is pleased to present the first set of Kentucky State Cross Country Rankings. These are based on meets held up to September 6, 2011. Each class rankings contain a top 10 teams and the top 20 individuals. The next set will be out in two weeks.
I have been and ran in a lot of cross country meets in my life, but this past Saturday takes the cake as far as hot goes. It was nearly unbearable at 9am when the Varsity Boys Race started in Madisonville on Saturday. The same held true across the state as individual races were cancelled at Madisonville, Shelby County, and the Ryle Invitational’s. Last week I meant to mention a couple performances - Sye Head (Logan County) is the top KY runner at the KY-IN Border Clash - Nicholas Waltman (Sayre) is going to make Jacob Thomson work a little harder than first expected in November Below are some observations from Week 2
Kentucky action at the Memphis Twilight Classic.
KYtrackXC.com Runners of the Week: Labor Day Edition
Patrick Gregory Interview with Flotrack.org after his 3rd place finish at the Memphis Twilight Classic.
The start of The Cross Country season may have already passed but the looming start of the school year is closing in on the runners faster that Leonel Manzano’s kick. This weekend, at Masterson Station Park in Lexington Kentucky the annual Henry Clay Invitational was held. This year the race featured only four races with over ten teams. The day started out at a pleasant & sunny 70 degrees at 8am and then climbed to a sizzling 92 degrees with a heat index of 96 degrees at 11: 30am forcing the meet officials to cancel the reserves’ races.
IU legend Danielle Carruthers ran a lifetime best 12.47 seconds for the silver medal in the 100m hurdles at the IAAF World Championships, becoming the first world championships medalist with IU ties since Rachelle Boone-Smith took second at the 2005 world meet. Carruthers outleaned fellow Team USA member Dawn Harper by less than .01 seconds.
KYtrackXC.com will be live on-site for 4 meets this weekend providing updates, news, and pictures.
Weekend Team Attendance Guide
Patrick Gregory is a sophomore at Butler High School in Louisville. He opened up his season with a 15:43 to finish 2nd at Tiger Run on Saturday earning KYtrackXC.com Boys HS Runner of the Week. He was the Class AAA 1600m Runner-up last May in track. He is this week’s KYtrackXC.com Athlete Focus of the Week.