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Cross Country 1999

1999 Foot Locker Cross Country
Northeast Region

November 27, 1999 at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx NY

Ed Grant's report on the major upset in the girls seeded race.
Portrait of Melissa Donais - new face in the Foot Locker elite
Interviews with leading runners by Don Rich - Melissa Donais, surprise winner of the girls seeded race: "This is for grampy." (her grandfather, Tony Sapienza, ran 4th in the Boston Marathon and died of a heart attack in 1987 five minutes after winning a race in the US Masters) 
Results and pictures
The Setting - pictures from Van Cortlandt park
An interview with Aaron Emery - he's "ready for Foot Locker now."
Top 20 Girls Contenders -  by DyeStat
Boys Preview - by John Molvar
Entries - 2,138 runners listed by state
Returning Runners -- 1998 underclass in top 100 of seeded races

Foot Locker balloon "officiates" first turn at corner of Van Cortlandt in junior boys race


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