On Saturday, the best high school runners in the country gathered in San Diego to compete at Foot Locker Cross Country Championships. To earn a chance to compete in the 5K championship at Balboa Park, runners had to finish within the top 10 of their regional races (North, South, Midwest and West).
Anna Rohrer, a senior from Mishawaka, Indiana, won the girls race in 17:13, 10 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor. Rohrer also won the race in 2012 as a sophomore. Following her win, Rohrer said, “I’m a strong advocate of never looking back. I’m going to race as fast as I can and if they catch me they catch me. There’s nothing I can do about it.” Very inspiring words from a teenager!
Check out our photo gallery of the amazing girl’s race, taken by our photographer Scott Draper.