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Cross Country 1999

Border X/C
Oregon vs. Washington

11/14/99 at Nike World Headquarters, Beaverton OR


the spirit of Pre was in the air 
in one of the giant images 
that decorate the Nike "campus" 
- at right is the Prefontaine building at lake's edge


The Races - a sweep for Oregon

BOYS - Stanford bound 
Ian Dobson
of Klamath Falls OR, 
#2 in the US and 
one of the top favorites 
for the national 
Foot Locker title, 
was a wire to wire 
winner in 12:13 (2.5 mi).  
He was the first of 
six Oregon runners to finish 
before the first 
Washington runner, 
giving Oregon  a 69-103 victory 
(scoring based on
top 10 runners 
from each state).

GIRLS -  Paris Edwards 
of Ashland Oregon, the 
Oregon 4A champion, 
crosses the finish line 
in 14:35, leading her state 
to a 95-117 victory.   
Edwards was on top the 
entire race and finished 
16 seconds ahead of 
Washington's best, 
Megan Johnson, of Seattle.

Pictures - boys race - girls race - the setting 
The Entries - Oregon Boys - Oregon Girls - Washington Boys - Washington Girls
The Facts - who, what, where, when
The Course - scenes from campus of Nike World Headquarters, Beaverton OR, a corporate workplace disguised as a Japanese garden.
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The Schedule
Saturday November 13
3-3:30 pm - arrival and registration at Prefontaine Hall
3:30-5:30 pm - course walk and campus tours
6:00-8:00 pm - Dinner and Presentation 
with Bob Kennedy, Libby HickmanAlberto Salazar and Mark Nenow.
Sunday November 14
10:30 am - Girls Race
11:00 am - Boys Race

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