Rafaella Gibbons won here in September and wins at Holloway Park again with a PR and state championship of 11:41. Julian Elortegui, on the other hand, was running at Holloway for the first time and did well to earn his first state title in 10:21.
Ready or not, here it comes! There is a brand new cross country course springing up in Polk County and its potential is immense. The raw piece of land is starting to take shape, as its opening day quickly closes in. The Jim Ryun Invitaitonal will be held at the not-yet-opened private park on September 14-15, 2012.