Glacier Peak’s Bianchini to run in national cross country race

  • Sat Dec 8th, 2012 12:58am
  • Sports

Herald staff

Glacier Peak’s Katie Bianchini will be running at the 34th Annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships in San Diego on Saturday.

The race is Saturday at 8:30 a.m. at Morley Field at Balboa Park in San Diego and features the nation’s fastest high school runners.

The race will be streamed live at www.footlockercc.com and check Twitter for updates at www.twitter.com/flrun or the hashtage #flccc.

Here’s a look at the press release:

Nation’s Fastest High School Runners Face Off at the 34th Annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships

Races Streamed Live at www.footlockercc.com

GENERAL: The 80 fastest male and female high school distance runners from across

INFORMATION: The country will compete this Saturday in the 34th Annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships at Balboa Park in San Diego, Calif. The 5000-meter course has launched the professional careers of an impressive array of prestigious runners in years past, including Olympians Ryan Hall, Meb Keflezighi, and Kara Goucher . The Foot Locker Cross Country Championships is comprised of four regional 5K races, which took place across the country in the Midwest (Kenosha, Wis.), Northeast (Bronx, N.Y.) and South (Charlotte, N.C.) on Nov. 24, and the West (Walnut, Calif.) on Dec. 1, culminating in the National Finals at Balboa Park. The National Finals will be broadcast live online beginning at 8:30 AM (PST) on www.footlockercc.com. Live twitter updates will be available @FLRun, #FLCCC.

HIGHLIGHTS: Edward Cheserek (Newark, N.J.), Cheserek, the top ranked runner in the nation, is the defending champion.