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BorderClash 4.
a unique event at Nike World Headquarters, Beaverton OR, 11/17/02
a DyeStat Featured Meet - on-site coverage with John and Donna Dye

Split Decision
Oregon boys win 104-117, Washington girls 91-126
Boys: Oregon 1-2 record setters Lauren Jesperson 13:47 4600m and Galen Rupp 13:58 reverse order from state meet and go 1-3 today, with Carl Moe WA 13:50 getting between them.
Girls: Amanda Miller, 3rd in the Washington state meet, led a trio of Washington girls to victory in 16:31 (Jamie Geissler 16:41 and Amber Nickelson 16:42)

Lauren Jespersen OR, Galen Rupp OR, and Carl Moe WA
pass through the Japanese gardens

Nike Athletes Alan Webb, Bob Kennedy, and Suzy Favor-Hamilton were on hand to meet the athletes.

Nike elite athletes Bob Kennedy and Suzy Favor-Hamilton enjoyed signing the 1-mile markers as prizes for the winning teams.

Brain trust for the awards ceremony: from left
Suzy Favor-Hamilton, John Truax, Bob Kennedy, and Josh Rowe



November 16, 2002

2:00 - 3:30 Registration
3:30 - 5:00 Course Run-through
5:00 - 6:45 Team Activity
6:45 - 8:30 Dinner / Presentation

November 17, 2002

10:30 Girls' race
11:15 Boys' race
12:00 Awards presentation
(the top 10 individuals in each race and top combined State team will receive special awards)


Results of all BorderClashes

top 10 runners score

  Year Team Individual Team Individual
2002 Oregon 104, Washington 117 Lauren Jesperson OR 13:47 Washington 91, Oregon 126 Amanda Miller WA 16:31
Washington 92, Oregon 133 Chris Lukezic WA 12:59 Washington 73, Oregon 170 Jessie McLaughlin WA 15:14
Washington 104, Oregon 109 Michael Kiter WA 13:06 Washington 87, Oregon 130 Jodee Adams-Moore WA 15:25
 Oregon 69, Washington 103  Ian Dobson OR 12:13  Oregon 95, Washington 117  Paris Edwards OR 14:35

Note: The course was 2.5 miles the first year, 4200 meters the 2nd and 3rd years, and 4600 meters in year IV.

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