VOTE: Boys Cross Country Athlete of the Week (9/12 - 9/18)

Crazy times all around.

There were some incredible performances over the last few days. Each week we will nominate multiple athletes and allow you to vote for the Runner of the Week. This week's poll will close on September 22nd, at 5:00 pm ET.

Be sure to vote in the MileSplit Picks window below.

This Week's Candidates:

(Listed in Random Order)

Colin Whitaker (Lampeter Strasburg) - Whitaker opened the XC season with a blazing 15:04 to finish fourth at the adidas XC Challenge. That time stands as a stout PA #1 and marks a 40-second-plus personal best.

Jack Bertram (North Allegheny) - Bertram continued his standout 2022 campaign with a win at the Boardman Spartan XC Invitational in Ohio. Bertram clocked a 175 speed rating and a 15:57 5k in the effort.

Simon Donovan (Germantown Friends) - Finished third at the George School Invitational with the second fastest time of the weekend by Pennsylvanians. Donovan ran 15:49, a 24-second personal best.

Manny Diaz (Bradford) - Diaz won his home invitational in an out-of-nowhere effort. He previous personal best was a 16:19, so to break 16 and win the meet by over thirty seconds, was really impressive. 

Aidan McHugh (Episcopal Academy) - opened his season with a fourth place finish at the George School Invitational (15:56). He ran a minute-plus personal best and led Episcopal to a team victory at the Invite.

Joseph Fahrney (Hempfield (3)) - Won the AAA race at the Ben Bloser Invitational in a 16:01, outrunning Central Dauphin's Timothy Roden. He paced his team to a second place finish.


Vote for Pennsylvania Boys Runner of the Week (Sept. 12-18)

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