After months of anticipation, this year’s Foot Locker Cross Country Championships ended in a sprint to the finish line between two athletes representing the Northeast and Midwest divisions. In the end, it was Sydney Masciarelli of Northbridge, Mass., who broke the tape, completing the 5K in 17:00.3. Katelynne Hart of Glen Ellyn, Ill., came in second in 17:01.0, and third-place finisher Abby Vanderkooi clocked in at 17:14.0.

Browse through race photos in the gallery below and follow this link to see how this year’s race compared to the 2017 championships.

Foot Locker 2018 Cross Country Championships
Athletes representing the West, Midwest, Northeast and South divisions race for the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships title in San Diego, Calif., on December 8, 2018. Photo by Bob Betancourt.
Foot Locker 2018 Cross Country Championships
Athletes representing the West, Midwest, Northeast and South divisions race for the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships title in San Diego, Calif., on December 8, 2018. Photo by Bob Betancourt.
Foot Locker 2018 Cross Country Championships
Athletes representing the West, Midwest, Northeast and South divisions race for the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships title in San Diego, Calif., on December 8, 2018. Photo by Bob Betancourt.
Foot Locker 2018 Cross Country Championships
Athletes representing the West, Midwest, Northeast and South divisions race for the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships title in San Diego, Calif., on December 8, 2018. Photo by Bob Betancourt.
Foot Locker 2018 Cross Country Championships
Katelynne Hart of Glen Ellyn, Ill., (left) and Sydney Masciarelli of Northbridge, Mass., battle for the 2018 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships title. Photo by Bob Betancourt.
Foot Locker 2018 Cross Country Championships
Sydney Masciarelli of Northbridge, Mass., breaks the tape at the Foot Locker 2018 Cross Country Championships. Photo by Bob Betancourt.