Olney Invitational

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RAINY MESS AT OLNEY INVITATIONAL

Up in the morning and leaving at 6:30 am with rain pouring down, exactly how you would like to start the day of a large meet. 22 of the 23 runners loaded on the new Hamilton County bus for the 1 1/2 Hour journey to Olney in Richland County. In the past few years, the Foxes have not ran well. On Friday night the parents of the Foxes runners fed the Foxes an amazing dinner of Spaghetti, Lasagna, pasta salad, bread sticks, salad and multiple deserts. The Foxes Football game also got postponed on Friday night which hopefully allowed most of the runners to get a good night sleep. I was nervous that I might over sleep and not have time to load the bus in the morning so I packed my car and laid everything out the night before and went to sleep at 10:30 pm, I think I woke up every hour throughout the night. This was our first big competition in a few weeks.

The Foxes girls were without two of their typical top five runners and without one other runner. Raegan Halley and Kaylee Chapman were both CONTINUE READING