Marisa Ruskan           NE Regional
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National Finish: 18 Time:18:04
Regional Finish: 8 Time:18:31

Hometown: Bridgewater, NJ
High School: Bridgewater-Raritan Regional High School
Grade: 12
Personal Records:
800m:2:16
1500m:
1600m: 4:54

1 mile:


2 mile:
3200m: 11:01
5000m: 17:49

Running Highlights:
  • CC Highlights
  • Track Highlights
  • CC Personal Bests
2012 Somerset County Champ, Meet Record, 17:56, Pleasant Valley Park, 5k
2012 Skyland Conference Champ, Broke Course Record with time of 17:49, Natirar Park, 5k 
2011- 4th at NJ Meet of Champs, Holmdel Park, 5k, 18:23
2012- NJ Group 4 Champ, Holmdel Park, 5k, 18:22
2012 Spring Track- 1600m- 7th place at NJ Meet of Champs, 4:54 
2012 Indoor Track- 1600m, 2nd Place at NJ Meet of Champs, 5:00 
2010 Spring Track- 3rd at NJ Meet of Champs- 1600m- 4:57 
2012 Skyland Conference Champ, Broke Course Record with time of 17:49, Natirar Park, 5k 
2012 Somerset County Champ, Meet Record, 17:56, Pleasant Valley Park, 5k 
2012 NJ Group 4 North 2 Section Champ, 18:14, 5k, Greystone Park  








Hobbies: running (of course), hanging out with friends, spending time with family, watching movies, going to the beach, casual bike riding

Superstition: Same seats on the bus rides to meets!

Most influential person: My parents and math teacher Doc Kane

 

 

 

 

Marisa Ruskan
Overall feelings about the race: Overall, I am very happy with how my race went. Although I didn't PR, I am so happy that I was able to place in the top 20 and give it my all in the race. The race was honestly very difficult and I was so tired but I know that I left it all on the course and that is all I can ask for.
Best part of the race:  If I have to chose, I am going to have to say that the finish was the best part of my race because I saw a pack of 4-5 girls in front of me and I just dug even deeper to find more energy than I thought I had to pass them in the end.
The FLCC Experience:  Coming to Foot Locker Nationals was one of the best, if not the best, experiences of my life. Just the whole atmosphere here was amazing and all of the people at Foot Locker were so nice and helpful! It was so cool to be among the nations best runners at one meet, in San Diego, and staying at the Hotel del Coronado! This experience was so amazing- I wish that we could all stay longer!

Personal note:  Yes, I would like to let them know that I am so thankful for everything they have done for me and for all their support. It means so much to me to know that they are always believing in me and cheering me on! Thank you so much for everything- love you all!