Wow !! What a great day for cross country at Victor Ashe Park !!! Perfect weather - crowds that exceeded the parks parking capacity -- two new course records -- excited and energized participants = everthing you would want a State Championship to be. Congrats to particpants - State Individual Champions - State Team Champions - All-State (top 20) runners.
I would like to thank the following for making this a memorable event:
1. Regional coordinators - Jasen Parks / Steve Wills / Kevin Raney / Glenn Gattis / Brian Buckner for thier hard work in putting on quality regional meets Memphis / Macon County / Tri-Cities / Chattanooga / Knoxville.
2. Knoxville Fire Department - EMS
3. Tennessee Track and Field Officials Association
4. Brent Smith / Kayla Bryan / Richard French / Lindsay Selmer / Mike Wortley
5. East Tennessee Heart Consultants / TennesseeRunner.com / CoachO.com / Knoxville Track Club / Joe Shirt
6. Last but certainly not least -- the athletes, coaches and parents that supported yesterdays state meet.
For Meet Results / Photo Albums / Meet Video: http://tn.milesplit.us/meets/29524
For Picture of Girls All-State: http://tn.milesplit.us/photos/files/566942
For Picture of Boys All State: http://tn.milesplit.us/photos/files/566996
PS -- Having Kathy Kroeger and Matt Sonnenfeldt at the meet was pure luck -- who would have thought that younger sister and brother would be following in thier footsteps. See you in 09' Stay healthy and keep running.