Gulf Coast Cross Country Stampede 2009

Pensacola, FL


Gulf Coast Stampede On-Site Coverage Oct 05, 2009

The weather couldn’t have been more perfect for the Annual Gulf Coast Cross Country Stampede at the Escambia County Equestrian Center in Pensacola, Florida. Participating teams came from around the panhandle and as far away as Alabama, Georgia and even Tennessee. The course, which is about 60% grass and 40% trail, is mostly flat and according to High School Varsity meet director and West Florida Tech High School Coach, Jeff Oliver, it was in great condition for the day’s events.

Cross Country Sets Pack of Personal Bests at Stampede Oct 04, 2009

   PENSACOLA, Fla. - Coach Eric Peterson was looking for two things out of his men's and women's cross country teams: improve upon its times and ability to run as a group. Fittingly, Saturday's Gulf Coast Stampede saw the Green Wave bunch up as a group, while nine of 14 student-athletes turned in season or personal bests. Tulane's women finished fourth, led by sophomore Johanna Gretschel, while sophomore Brian Lozes once again paced the men, to a sixth-place finish.

Xavier's Harding breaks 5K school record for sixth time Oct 04, 2009

 PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Xavier University of Louisiana's Ebony Harding ran 5,000 meters in a school-record 19 minutes, 26 seconds to finish 19th out of 99 runners Saturday in the women's division of the Gulf Coast Stampede cross country meet.