Striders Summer XC Middle School meet Results – August 2nd, 2020

The Striders participated in a cross country meet  at Bunker Hill on Sunday August 2nd hosted by the Chicago Rabbits club.  It was a great day of running and MANY incredible performances!!  Hopefully we will be able to participate in many more!  Click below for Full Results .

Bunker Hill XC Meet August 2 Results-1

Here are some brief highlights:

Girls 2 mile 7th-8th grade Race

Sofia Arcuri led the race almost from start to finish (even after competing in a high school track meet ONE mile race in 5:26 the day before!) ending with a 12:39 for the 2 mile race, winning the race.  In a similar blistering pace just behind her was Ellen Gundlach in 2nd place (13:14), Nora McCabe 3rd (13:15), MaryCait Mackie 4th (13:15) and Luisa Arcuri 6th (13:27).  This earned the girls a dominating first place TEAM result!!

Boys 2 mile 7th-8th grade Race

Gino Arcuri led the Striders boys battling it out for 2nd place to a solid new personal best finish of 12:24.  Right on his heels was Daniel Varol in 3rd place with a 12:25 and Sam Thompson in 5th place with a 12:40.  Sean Convery came in 9th place with a 13:21.  Jack Etchason finished in 13:47 to earn a 12th place.  Just behind him was Santino Conte in 13th place with a 13:56 and Joey “the coach” Stumm with a 14:33.

The Boys team squeaked out a first place TEAM win as well by just four points!!

Girls 1 Mile race

Four Strider girls completed this race with Anna Gundlach crossing the finish line in 5th place with a blistering new personal best of 7:00!!

Eliza Kelley had a very impressive performance of 7:04 crushing her prior best one mile time trial of 9:07.

Phina Kelley also had a new personal best time for the one mile distance of 7:32, much faster than her prior best of 8:58.

Ella Brown had an awesome first one mile race ever for her and came in at 9:59!

Boys 1 Mile race

Striders had only one runner in this race, Wes Gundlach.  He led the boys all the way in this race with his best ever one mile time of 6:22 and a first place finish.

CONGRATS to all those who competed at the meet today.  Proud of each and every runners efforts.