More than 1,000 cross country runners competed in the annual AAU Cross Country National Championship on December 3, 2016. This year, the event was held in Tallahassee, Florida. This sixth year of the event saw seven age divisions across both boys’ and girls’ competitions.
The 2016 AAU Cross Country National Champions:
Girls 15-18: Sydney Rice, Prospect Park
Girls 13-14: Valerie Lastra, Miami Elite
Girls 11-12: Ani Veltcheva, Unattached
Girls 9-10: Alissa Graham, Club44
Girls 7-8: Michailyn Rose, F.I.A.
Girls 6&U: Aisha Wajid, V02max
Boys 15-18: Hunter Boyer, Calumet Regional Striders
Boys 13-14: Fiker Rosen, Unattached
Boys 11-12: Caleb Hymans, FPYC Cheetah
Boys 9-10: Philip Matchev, Unattached
Boys 7-8: Samuel Comsudes, Unattached
Boys 6&U: Kai Gray, Una Team USA
Be sure to check out the full results, event photos, and race videos!
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