The Northwest Vista Cross Country team had a great showing at the Rock ‘n’ Roll race this past Sunday, Dec. 6.
In the 5K, Adam Soto lead the way for NVC, placing 5th overall & 2nd in his division, with an 18:56. Hector Sandoval was next with a time of 22:20 placing him 4th in his division & 13th overall male. Micah Florence wrapped up the 5K with 9th in his division & 43rd overall, with a time of 24:40. There were over 2,000 runners in the 5K.
In the Half Marathon, Aaron Beattie had a finishing time of 1:35:54. This placed him 25th out of 268 in his division & 247 out of over 12,000 for the race. Brandy Medina was next with a time of 1:48.54, placing her 35th in her division & 199th for overall women. Vienna Garcia also finished the race under 2 hours, helping pace her 14-year-old niece, in her first half marathon.
In the Marathon, former NVC Cross Country Coach Ashley McGee placed 47th overall in her division and 3rd overall women with a time of 3:11.56. Coach McGee coached two former NVC Cross Country runners to their first overall marathon finish. Karla Cortez ran a 3:30:07, placing her 1st in her division & 15th overall female. Rhea Migdalski was 2nd in her division & 25th overall female with a time of 3:36:55.
By NVC Cross Country Coach Staci Krueger