CAPITAL CITY STRIDERS
YOUTH TRACK AND FIELD
2018 National AAU Cross Country Championship
Trevor Carson won the All American Award at the National AAU Championship Meet in Knoxville, Tennessee on December 1, 2018 (shown on the right, receiving his 8th place award in the top picture for the mens 17-18 5K with a time of 18:52.37). Also participating in the National Championships were Edward and Lucas Passmore (boy’s 7-8, 2K), Jeremy Siders (men’s 13-14, 4K), and Kenna Abshire (women’s 11-12, 3K). Results from the meet may be downloaded from CoachO.
Two Capital City Striders competed on February 9 in Columbus, OH in the Ohio State High School Indoor Qualifier #4. Bruce Williams placed 4th in the 60 m dash with a time of 7.17. Trevor Carson placed 6th in the 800 m run with a time of 2:04.95, and 7th in the 1600 m run with a time of 4:36.12. Congratulations to both!
Three Capital City Striders competed in The VA Showcase Presented By The US Air Force at Liberty University Indoor Track Complex in Lynchburg, VA on January 18-20. On Sunday in the AAU finals, Baylee Adkins (Girls 17-18) won gold for the 800 with a time of 2:19.62, and placed eighth in the 400 with a time of 1:01.18. Shannon Adkins (Girls 12) won gold in the 1500 (5:28.01) and bronze in the 800 (2:43.31). Trevor Carson (Boys 17-18) was 7th in the 1500 (4:23.33) and 9th for the 800 (2:05.53). Please congratulate these three striders when you see them!
At the Marietta College High School Track Meet January 13, Bruce Williams and Baylee Adkins won three first places for the Capital City Striders. Bruce placed 1st in the 55 dash with a time of 6.83 seconds. Baylee placed 1st in the 400 dash with a time of 65.6 seconds, and Baylee also placed 1st in the 200 dash with a time of 28 seconds.
Congratulations to all the Striders who performed in the 2019 Kanawha County Middle School and WV State Track and Field Championships!
Erica Hegele of Shady Springs High School placed first for girls AA in the 100 and 300 meter hurdles and fourth in the long jump. Sona Magassouba of Capital High School placed first for girls AAA in the high jump. Baylee Adkins of Winfield High School plaid first in the girls AA 800m run, third in the 400 meter dash. Olivia Miller of Ripley High School placed first in girls AAA pole vault. Dianna Goodman of Winfield High School won the pole vault for girls AA schools. Samantha Saunders of Point Pleasant High School won high jump for girls AA schools. Jessica Reynolds from Buffalo High school placed ninth in the 100m hurdles for girls in A schools.
For the Kanawha County Middle School Championships, Candace Morris of Stonewall Jackson Middle school placed first in the 100, 200 and 400 meter dashes and in the long jump. Gabbie Caster of Charleston Catholic Middle School won the1600 run. Roman Kellum placed fourth in the high jump.
National Combined Events Championship
Adult Strider Barbara Warren (fourth in picture below) won Gold for Women 70-74 in the Decathlon with 3788 points in the National Combined Events Championship in Waukesha, WI June 8-9. She still holds the US record for women 70-74 from 2017 (4921 points). At the National Senior Games in Albuquerque, NM June 16-21, she placed (the first 8 place with medals or ribbons) in 9 of 15 T&F events, winning 2 Bronze medals (shot put and triple jump) and one Silver medal (pole vault).
2019 AAU District Qualifying Track & Field & Multi-Event Meet Results (June 15)
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