Foot Locker

Foot Locker

April 16, 2020

I Was Bored, So I Went Back and Watched Ritz, Webb, & Hall Battle at the 2000 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships

Jonathan Gault revisits one of the most-hyped races in the history of US high school cross country, in which the top three finishers all eventually became American record holders. Plus X-ray graphics, Discmen, hanging chads, and why Sara Hall's win in the girls' race was way better than you remember.
December 14, 2019

Josh Methner Dominates, Poland's Zofia Dudek (16:45) Wins Thrilling Battle With Marlee Starliper To Claim 2019 Foot Locker Titles

The girls race was a classic as four girls entered the final hill together. In the end, Zofia Dudek came from behind to win with the 5th fastest time in history.
December 12, 2019

2019 Foot Locker Preview: Josh Methner vs. 4-Time Qualifier Graydon Morris & A Wide-Open Girls' Race

In the girls race, the top 4 return from last year. For the boys, Methner ran well at NXN last week but Morris has been 2nd and 3rd the last two years.
December 06, 2018

2018 Foot Locker Preview: Meet Sydney Masciarelli, The Latest Prep Phenom, & Can Cole Hocker Bounce Back From NXN To Win In San Diego?

We introduce you to Sydney Masciarelli, the 5'10" phenom who we think will win the Foot Locker crown in her first season of cross country running. *MB: Offiical 2018 Foot Locker XC Discussion Thread - And your 2018 winners will be....
December 07, 2016

2016 Foot Locker Finals Girls' Preview: Sophomore Standout Claudia Lane Will Duel Senior Nevada Mareno for the Title

Lane obliterated the field at FL West by 35 seconds but the Stanford-bound Mareno (4:43/10:00) is the top returner (3rd in '15) and is undefeated on the season. Who will come out on top in San Diego?
December 07, 2016

2016 Foot Locker Finals Boys' Preview: Sam Worley, Noah Affolder & Finn Gessner Headline a Wide-Open Race

The nation's top runner (Casey Clinger) may have been at NXN, but Foot Lockers is still loaded. Four of the top six boys from NXN will be there, plus undefeated FL NE champ Noah Affolder (Carlisle, PA) and Finn Gessner of Madison, WI (11th at '15 FL finals), which makes for a deep, unpredictable race.
December 14, 2015

Interesting Foot Locker Historical Statistics

A look at the best performances by state, school, largest margin of victory, etc.
December 12, 2015

2015 Foot Locker Finals: Drew Hunter Dominates With The Most Impressive Win Since Chris Solinsky And Weini Kelati Holds On To Sweep Titles For Virginia

Hunter led by 17 seconds at two miles and won by 12 as he ran 14:55.7, the fastest time since Edward Cheserek in 2011. Kelati, who like Hunter is from Loudoun County, Va., held off a hard-charging Maryjeanne Gilbert to earn a wire-to-wire victory in 17:09.7.
December 11, 2015

Take A Look At Some Interesting Foot Locker Appearance Stats

What schools and what families have had the most runners in Foot Locker history.
December 09, 2015

2015 Foot Locker Finals Girls' Preview: 19-Year-Old Eritrean Weini Kelati Of Virginia Is The Favorite But She'll Be Tested By Undefeated Taylor Werner And Annie Hill

Weini Kelati, Taylor Werner and Annie Hill are all undefeated on the year so something has to give. We break it down for you. Plus how would NXN champ Katie Rainsberger do?
December 09, 2015

2015 Foot Locker Finals Boys' Preview: Can Drew Hunter Stamp Himself As An All-Time Great By Closing Out A Perfect Season With A Dominant Win?

Technically Drew Hunter is racing for his first Foot Locker crown on Saturday but he's so good he'll most likely end up racing against the clock and for history. How will he stack up against greats past champs like Adam Goucher, Chris Solinsky and Dathan Ritzenhein? *MB: Andrew Hunter will win Foot Locker by ___ & when will he leave the pack for second place? *MB: Foot Locker predictions
December 13, 2014

2014 Foot Locker Finals: Grant Fisher & Anna Rohrer Become Legends, Win Second Titles

One pushed hard throughout, one waited until the final 800, but both were utterly dominant in earning their historic second wins.