Posts Tagged: Cross Country Running

Cheseto sets prosthetics record at New York City Marathon

November 7, 2018

By Matias Saari, Alaska Sports Blog Contributor Marko Cheseto has had a monumental week. On Sunday, his photo, with the caption “Kenya’s Blade Runner” was featured on the front page of Kenya’s newspaper The Daily Nation. That same day, the former University of Alaska Anchorage cross country and track standout ran the New York City… Read more »

Thomet among Oregon point scorers at Pac-12 Championships

October 28, 2018

Kodiak’s Levi Thomet was among the five University of Oregon runners who scored points for the Ducks at the Pac-12 Cross Country Championships in Stanford, California. The junior runner missed a top-30 finish by one second as he broke the line of the men’s 8K in 23:49. Thomet, of Kodiak High fame, was fifth among… Read more »

Ostrander places 4th in Mountain West for second straight year

October 26, 2018

Allie Ostrander of Kenai earned her third first-team All-Mountain West honors after the junior runner placed fourth at the conference cross country championships in San Diego, California. She was the top finisher for the Boise State University women’s team, which finished two points behind New Mexico for the Mountain West team title. Ostrander, of Kenai… Read more »

Ostrander finishes 5th in elite field at Nuttycombe Invitational

September 28, 2018

Boise State University junior Allie Ostrander of Kenai turned in another excellent effort against a loaded field, finishing fifth among 227 women at the Nuttycombe Invitational in Madison, Wisconsin. Seven of the nation’s top-10 cross-country running teams competed in the meet that had a championship setting. Ostrander and the Broncos were up for the challenge…. Read more »

Ostrander picks up sixth career win at Seattle’s Sundodger

September 9, 2018

There is no snooze button in Kenai’s Allie Ostrander. When it comes to starting the cross-country running season, her will to win is right on time. The Boise State University junior All-American was victorious in the first race for the third time of her star-studded career after breaking the tape at the Sundodger Invitational in… Read more »

Ostrander doubles up on Athlete of the Year to cap magical year

July 20, 2018

Boise State University runner Allie Ostrander of Kenai could build her own trophy case with all of medals, trophies and awards she collected during this season. She competed in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track and captured one NCAA championship, five First Team All-American honors and Female Athlete of the Year recognition for BSU… Read more »

All-American Ostrander wins prestigious NCAA Elite 90 Award

November 29, 2017

Even when she isn’t running, Kenai’s Allie Ostrander is still winning. The reigning steeplechase track national champion and multiple winner in cross country from Boise State earned her fourth career All-American honor after finishing fourth at the NCAA Cross Country Championships. She was also the recipient of the NCAA Elite 90 Award, given to the… Read more »

Roelle just misses NAIA All-American finish in EOU swansong

November 21, 2017

Eastern Oregon senior Rachel Roelle of Anchorage just missed All-American honors at the NAIA Cross Country Championship at Fort Vancouver, Washington. Racing in her final college cross country race, she finished the women’s 5K course in 18:08 and placed 32nd out of 338 runners to narrowly miss All-American recognition by two spots. “Rachel ran an… Read more »

Ostrander challenges course record, finishes 2nd at regionals

November 11, 2017

Having two NCAA track champions racing on a notoriously fast cross-country course had all the makings for a course record. Kenai’s Allie Ostrander of Boise State and San Francisco’s Charlotte Taylor didn’t disappoint. They pushed each other the entire way before Taylor pulled away over the final kilometer to win the NCAA West Region Championships… Read more »

Young wraps up strong freshman season at Trevecca Nazarene

November 7, 2017

Freshman Peyton Young of Eagle River capped a strong freshman cross country season for Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee. She was her team’s top runner at two races and never finished outside the top-3 in a half dozen races this year. Young, of Eagle River High fame, also turned in her fastest 6-K time… Read more »