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Midwest Top 12 Individual Rankings: Nicolls, Flood Lead the Way Aug 25, 2008

2007 showed a distinct disparity between the strength of the Midwest boys and girls at Foot Locker Nationals. While the Midwest boys dominated the team competition at Foot Locker Nationals, the girls finished in fourth. This year the boys look strong, led by the Colorado contingent of Evan Appel, Joseph Manilafasha and Bobby Nicolls (pictured left to right above by John Herzog), while the girls look to rebound and show they can compete with anyone.

Durkin Dominates, Fout Wins at Foot Locker Midwest Nov 24, 2007

Ohio's Claire Durkin wins Foot Locker Midwest in record timeFreezing temperatures and a windy morning couldn't slow down the competition at the Foot Locker Midwest Regional Saturday in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  The best of the best in the region faced off with some amazing performances taking place.  Claire Durkin (Sr., Worthington, OH) won the girls race in course record time, beating the field by over 40 seconds.  Mike Fout (Sr., La Porte, IN) held off the pack to win the boys race.  Read the MileSplit account of what took place.

Foot Locker Midwest Athlete Capsules Dec 6, 2007

 Claire Durkin (OH) won the FL Midwest girls race by 41 secondsPack running will be the key to success if the Midwest hopes to win the team races Saturday at Foot Locker Nationals.  At the Midwest Regional packs reigned supreme in both races if you look at the results.  The boys have a dominant top four with a lot of experience after them to fill the rest of the scoring gaps, while the girls have a mix of newcomers and experience that should make their team very strong.

Race to San Diego & FL Nationals: 3 Regionals Down, One to Go Nov 24, 2007

Mike Fout (IN) wins the FL Midwest boys raceThe best of the best congregated at the Foot Locker Midwest, Northeast and South Regional courses Saturday to prove just who belongs in San Diego in two weeks time for nationals.  Each region showed talent, and a few surprises took place.  Check out our full coverage inside of each region. TONS of videos and pictures of FL South and FL Northeast.Race WinnersMidwest: Mike Fout (IN) & Claire Durkin (OH)Northeast: Donn Cabral (CT) & Neely Spence (PA)South: Colby Lowe (TX) & Kathy Kroeger (TN) 

MileSplit\'s Foot Locker Power Rankings - Midwest Region Sep 17, 2007

A traditional power at Foot Locker Nationals, the Midwest Region's performances this year, thus far, are as good as they have ever been.  While few emerging newcomers earn their way onto this week's MileSplit Foot Locker Power Rankings, some heralded veterans show why they are on this list in the first place. 

Foot Locker Rankings Aug 27, 2007

Nothing is more prestigious for a distance runner than qualifying for the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships.  The best of the best have annually competed in this event, making it the showcase of post-season competition.  This year, MileSplit.us will be ranking the top individuals in each region!

Race to San Diego: Foot Locker Midwest Preview Nov 21, 2007

Minnesota's Rob Finnerty looks to make Foot Locker NationalsThe "Race to San Diego" starts this coming weekend.  The Midwest Regional takes place in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  The past two days have showered the course, creating a mud pit that is often seen at this regional.  Experienced seniors and a few stellar underclassmen should be the highlight of the event.  See who the favorites are.

MileSplit\'s Foot Locker Power Rankings - Midwest Girls Aug 28, 2007

Last December, the Midwest girls won the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships team title.  They completed the task with amazing precision, placing their top five scorers in the top twelve spots.  This year, the Midwest girls are looking just as strong, as four returnees will be duking it on for a team spot again, and a slew of young talent tires to break through.

MileSplit\'s Foot Locker Power Rankings - Midwest Boys Aug 27, 2007

The Midwest boys look strong this year, despite their last place finish at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships last fall.  Led by a quartet of seniors, who have run nine-flat or under for two miles, and a couple of juniors who have Foot Locker Nationals experience, the Midwest is ready to show their strength in cross country once again.

Derrick & Havel Qualify for Foot Locker Nationals Nov 25, 2007

Chris Derrick smiles as he crosses the finish lineA few Illinois runners challenged early Saturday in Kenosha at the Foot Locker Midwest Regional, but at the end of the day two guys qualified for Foot Locker Nationals.  Chris Derrick (Neuqua Valley) and Kevin Havel (Hersey) stamped their tickets for FL Nationals in two weeks out in San Diego.  ILRunners.com will be there giving you all the action that goes down.

Race to San Diego & FL Nationals: 3 Regionals Down, One to Go Nov 24, 2007

Colby Lowe (TX) wins the South boys championship The best of the best congregated at the Foot Locker Midwest, Northeast and South Regional courses Saturday to prove just who belongs in San Diego in two weeks time for nationals.  Each region showed talent, and a few surprises took place.  Check out our full coverage inside of each region (summaries, pics, articles and video).Race WinnersMidwest: Mike Fout (IN) & Claire Durkin (OH)Northeast: Donn Cabral (CT) & Neely Spence (PA)South: Colby Lowe (TX) & Kathy Kroeger (TN)

MileSplit's Foot Locker Power Rankings - Midwest Boys Aug 30, 2007

The Midwest boys look strong this year, despite their last place finish at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships last fall.  Led by a quartet of seniors, who have run nine-flat or under for two miles, and a couple of juniors who have Foot Locker Nationals experience, the Midwest is ready to show their strength in cross country once again.

MileSplit\'s Foot Locker Power Rankings - Midwest Girls Aug 31, 2007

Last December, the Midwest girls won the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships team title.  They completed the task with amazing precision, placing their top five scorers in the top twelve spots.  This year, the Midwest girls are looking just as strong, as four returnees will be duking it on for a team spot again, and a slew of young talent tires to break through.   Two girls from Ohio are ranked in the top twelve and two more Ohio girls are mentioned to keep an eye on.

Durkin Dominates, Fout Wins at Foot Locker Midwest Nov 25, 2007

Ohio's Claire Durkin wins Foot Locker Midwest in record timeFreezing temperatures and a windy morning couldn't slow down the competition at the Foot Locker Midwest Regional Saturday in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  The best of the best in the region faced off with some amazing performances taking place.  Claire Durkin (Sr., Worthington, OH) won the girls race in course record time, beating the field by over 40 seconds.  Mike Fout (Sr., La Porte, IN) held off the pack to win the boys race.  Read the MileSplit account of what took place.

MileSplit's Foot Locker Power Rankings - Midwest Girls Aug 30, 2007

Last December, the Midwest girls won the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships team title.  They completed the task with amazing precision, placing their top five scorers in the top twelve spots.  This year, the Midwest girls are looking just as strong, as four returnees will be duking it on for a team spot again, and a slew of young talent tires to break through.

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