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2006 Foot Locker Nationals

Dec. 9, 2006 Balboa Park, San Diego

National Finals - Northeast - South - Midwest - West


Boys - Girls

VIDEO - complete races and interviews before and after

Dye-Nepolitan Race Sequence
Boys - Girls
PhotoRun Race Sequence
Boys - Girls

records set this year for All-American, by state, region, and more!

What's Gone Before
Prior Years on DyeStat
Doug Speck's Recaps
All past results from 1979 to 2005 - by year & time
Girls winners - Boys winners


Boys - 14:29 Dathan Ritzenhein 1999
Girls - 16:24 Amber Trotter 2001

Balboa Park San Diego
Boys - 14:36 Reuben Reina 1985
Girls - 16:39 Melody Fairchild 1990

MileSplit coverage - runners from MileSplit states


Kathy Kroeger and Chad Hall

GIRLS RACE - Reversal of Fortune: This time it’s Kroeger
The 2006 Foot Locker Champion didn’t come from the most goal-driven athletes, but a humble sophomore from Franklin TN who reversed her result from the historic FL South race.

BOYS RACE - Chad Hall is popular winner in thrilling finish - Californian edges Craig Forys NJ and Steve Murdock NY

Video - 19 videos by Doug Speck, Marc Davis, Steve Edwards and Bob Leetch. All the action plus interviews before and after the races. Click for videos
Sully's Stats - Our John Sullivan compiles lists you wouldn't dream of. This year's South girls were best ever for that region. Marie Lawrence finished with the best 4-year record ever. Sully's Stats on Foot Locker Nationals.
Donna on the Side - 145 photos of sideline scenes -click for Donna
Photo Albums - hundreds of action and portrait pix by PhotoRun, John Dye, and John Nepolitan. Dye-Nepolitan Boys race sequence - Dye-Nepolitan Girls race sequence - PhotoRun Girls race sequence - PhotoRun Boys race sequence -
Friday at the course - Marc Davis and Doug Speck video interviews with Aurora Scott - Matt Tebo - Marie Lawrence - Chad Hall - Craig Forys - Jordan Hasay - and Course Walkthrough.



steveu's predictions - Steve Underwood's analysis of the race and his top 20 finishers.
GIRLS - Aurora’s Here to Win. Period. And that’s what Chesapeake VA jr Aurora Scott is predicted to do in perhaps the best field in Foot Locker history.
BOYS - Forys and NE Boys are Primed to Win. The West and Midwest usually battle for the team title at FL Finals, but this time look for a New Jersey sr to lead the Northeast to victory.

Long After the Finish Line - Marc Davis, Todd Williams and Bob Kennedy met at Balboa Park in 1986. Who can say where a friendship begins? Who can say where it will lead? story by Dave Devine tells us what happened 20 years ago and what happened since.
Gallery of Finalists - pix, bio and stats of all 80 finalists.
NE Boys - NE Girls - South Boys - South Girls - MW Boys - MW Girls - West Boys - West Girls.
Greatest Girls Field Ever Assembled - More speed. More stamina. More endurance. More toughness. More blowouts. Preview by Rich Gonzalez, co-editor of DyeStatCal.
Doug Speck's History - DyeStatCal co-editor chronicles every Foot Locker finals. Speck History since 1979 - 1996 Finals ( the year of Kristen Gordon and Abdirizak Mohamud).
Historical Stats - Our John Sullivan keeps all sorts of lists by school and family. Saratoga NY, with Hannah Davidson this year, adds to their lead of most female finalists. Marie Lawrence joins the list of 4-time finalists. Sully's Stats
Track Bests - Ranked list of track times by Foot Locker Finalists. Matt Tebo and Jordan Hasay top the lists. Lists by Mike Kennedy

Favorites - DyeStat senior editor Steven (steveu) Underwood analyzed results all season and ranked the runners in each region and nationally. He was right on last year. FAVORITES



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