Mid East Results

November 14, 2014Posted by Byron Kimmel


Indiana's Anna Rohrer (Mishawka HS) blasted the field at the annual Mid East Cross Country Championships. The event features 12 talented seniors from the states of Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, and Ohio. Rohrer's 17:35 was followed up by teammate Rachel Nichwitz (Hamilton Southeastern). For the second consecutive year, the ladies from the Hoosier state were locked into a tie breaker. However, Ohio's pack led by 3rd place finisher Emily Stoodley (Kilborne) edged Indiana behind Fallon Doyle's (St. John Central) 5 second cushion over Indiana's Stacy Metzger broke the time.

Mark Beckham (Dekalb) led a strong pack for Indiana en route to the capturing the boys' title. Michigan's Jesse Hersha's (Concord) 15:27 was easily good enough for top honors for the boys. Ohio finished 3rd in the boys and the girls.


Trick Inducted to Hall of Fame

October 4, 2014Posted by Byron Kimmel


Alliance's Running's Mark Trick was inducted into the Dayton Distance Running Hall of Fame on October 3. Trick became Alliance Running's 9th member of the HOF.

Mark's 30 year racing career was highlighted by personal bests of 15:24 (5K), 32:22 (10K), and 26:01 (8K). His masters' running performances this year are just as impressive. Trick captured age group titles at the Strawberry Festival 10K and the Big 10 10K run in Chicago.

Congratulations to Mark and his family!