Foot Locker Cross Country Championships

Katelyn Bastert           Midwest Regional

National Finish: 11 Time:18:16
Regional Finish: 7 Time:17:59

Hometown: Carthage, IL
High School: Carthage High School
Grade: 12
Personal Records
800m 2:17
1600m 4:55
3200m 10:34
4x State XC Champ
3x State 3200m Champ 
2x State 1600m Champ

Hobbies: Basketball, volleyball, biking, swimming, shopping

Running hero: Pre
Would like to meet: Michael Jordan

Katelyn Bastert
Overall feelings about the race: The beginning of the race was a little rough, I didn't get out and got boxed in pretty bad. It was a little hard establishing position so I just sat back and waited for an opening to sort of work my way up. The first time up the hill the pack spread out a little bit and it was less cluttered for the rest of the race. I was not very happy with my lack of a kick at the end of the race and getting passed in the last 100 meters.
Best part of the race:  I made most of my ground going up the hill. I usually try to take hills relatively hard and I think the hill was a make or break for a lot of the girls, depending on whether or not you are a hill-charger.
 

Personal note:  Thanks for everything, you guys are the best!!

 

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