Cross country

Glacier Peak's Adisen Stratton competes in a meet Wednesday afternoon at Hamlin Park in Seattle on October 6, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hole in the Wall cross country meet back after nearly 2 years

After being held virtually last year, the 38th edition of the meet will feature over 4,000 runners.

 

Glacier Peak's Levi Nichols, left, and Nicholas LeBar compete in a meet Wednesday afternoon at Hamlin Park in Seattle on October 6, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Top local runners to watch at Hole in the Wall invitational

The 38th annual cross country extravaganza takes place Saturday at Lakewood High School in Arlington.

 

Monroe's Trey Lane runs the ball during the game against Lake Stevens on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Monroe's Trey Lane runs the ball during the game against Lake Stevens on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The University of Washington���s Amy-Eloise Neale (middle) competes in the women���s 5,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on June 9 in Eugene, Oregon. Neale, who starred in high school at Glacier Peak, placed fifth in the event to earn All-American honors. (University of Washington photo)

Community roundup: 2 former local prep runners accomplish major feats

Amy-Eloise Markovc won gold in Europe, Taylor Roe placed 2nd at the NCAA championships, and more.

The University of Washington���s Amy-Eloise Neale (middle) competes in the women���s 5,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on June 9 in Eugene, Oregon. Neale, who starred in high school at Glacier Peak, placed fifth in the event to earn All-American honors. (University of Washington photo)
Henry Jackson junior Brenden Charbeneau keeps pace with the lead runners during the Class 4A boys WIAA state cross country championships in Pasco, Wash., on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Sun Willows Golf Course. Charbeneau finished in 14th place. (TJ Mullinax/The Herald)

Prep cross country season preview: Runners to watch

A look at some of the local boys and girls runners to watch during the abbreviated five-week season.

Henry Jackson junior Brenden Charbeneau keeps pace with the lead runners during the Class 4A boys WIAA state cross country championships in Pasco, Wash., on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Sun Willows Golf Course. Charbeneau finished in 14th place. (TJ Mullinax/The Herald)
Longtime Snohomish, GP distance-running coach Parker retires

Longtime Snohomish, GP distance-running coach Parker retires

Dan Parker-led teams captured a total of 11 state titles during an impressive 32-year coaching career.

Longtime Snohomish, GP distance-running coach Parker retires
WIAA gives option to delay start of sports until December

WIAA gives option to delay start of sports until December

An updated plan moves girls swimming to Season 3 and makes fall cross country an alternate season.

WIAA gives option to delay start of sports until December
Samaya Morin spikes the ball at a Lake Stevens volleyball practice last November. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Guidelines set for fall prep sports

WIAA outlines the requirements for practices, competitions, with the requirements varying by sport.

Samaya Morin spikes the ball at a Lake Stevens volleyball practice last November. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
State cross country roundup: GP’s Stratton overcomes adversity

State cross country roundup: GP’s Stratton overcomes adversity

After fighting an iron deficiency all season, she still placed 4th at the 4A state championships.

State cross country roundup: GP’s Stratton overcomes adversity
State cross country: Banner day for Arlington program

State cross country: Banner day for Arlington program

The Eagles boys take fourth and the girls place a program-best fifth at the 3A state championships.

State cross country: Banner day for Arlington program

List of local qualifiers for state cross country meet

Numerous local runners and teams are headed to Pasco for Saturday’s state cross country championships.

King’s runner has been among best in country this season

King’s runner has been among best in country this season

Naomi Smith heads into the state cross country meet with the 47th-fastest time in the nation.

King’s runner has been among best in country this season
What to watch for at state cross country

What to watch for at state cross country

A look at some of the top local runners and teams heading to Pasco for Saturday’s state championships.

What to watch for at state cross country
Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

Saturday’s state cross country championships in Pasco highlight a busy week of postseason action.

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports
MG runner goes from operating table to district champion

MG runner goes from operating table to district champion

Jasmine Nguyen wins the 3A district cross country title after having a large ovarian cyst removed.

MG runner goes from operating table to district champion
Records fall at 36th annual Hole in the Wall Invitational

Records fall at 36th annual Hole in the Wall Invitational

More than 4,000 runners descend Saturday on Lakewood High School for the massive cross-country meet.

Records fall at 36th annual Hole in the Wall Invitational
Q&A with Granite Falls cross country runner Isaac Cortes

Q&A with Granite Falls cross country runner Isaac Cortes

The Tigers’ senior ran a mile in just over 6 minutes as a 5th-grader and is a devoted church member.

Q&A with Granite Falls cross country runner Isaac Cortes
Local runners shine at Twilight Invitational in Marysville

Local runners shine at Twilight Invitational in Marysville

Naomi Smith of King’s ran the fastest 5,000-meter girls time in the state to highlight the big event.

Local runners shine at Twilight Invitational in Marysville