The weekend of October 18 and 19 featured two individual wins for the team. Justin Marpole-Bird took home the individual title in the invitational section of the Santa Clara Bronco Invite. Making a late move to the finish, Marpole-Bird covered the 8K course on the Sunnyvale Baylands in 23:38.
The following day, Annie Beck took control from the start to earn the victory at the Santa Monica Run Fest 5K. Her time of 16:39 represents a very solid road PR in one most traditionally fast 5Ks in southern California.
Sarah Milby also represented the team at the Nike Women's Half Marathon on
|Milby on the move in SF|
The following weekend, several athletes took to the cross country course. Courtney Heiner bested a mostly collegiate field to win the Fullerton Titan Invite in southern California on Friday, October 24, outleaning Jen Owen of UCLA by less than a second.
Jesus Romo entered the standings for the first time this fall with a runner-up finish at the second annual Let's Go 510 10K. Dipping under 31 for the first time, Romo earned a road personal best as well.
|Beautiful scenery for the Aggie XC Open|
This weekend, look for the purple at the Race Against PH on Stanford campus, the Phil Widener Open XC in Santa Rosa, the Dinosaur Dash 5K in Tustin, and the Morgan Hill Half Marathon.
Results for the Santa Clara Bronco Invite can be found here.
Results for the Santa Monica RunFest 5K can be found here.
Results for the Nike Women's Half Marathon can be found here.
Results for the Cal State Fullerton Titan Invitational can be found here.
Results for the Let's Go 510 10K can be found here.
Results for the Matt Yeo Memorial Aggies XC Open can be found here.