Crossroads cross country coach David Olds still have a few tread
marks left in those tires. He proved as much when he competed at the recent USATF
National Club Cross Country Championships in Bend, Oregon, an annual meet that features
the top cross country clubs and runners from all over the nation.
More than 100
teams and over 1,200 participants converged on Bend to see who would be the
best at their age bracket is. Olds, representing the Cal Coast Track Club, competed
in the Masters Men’s 10k race, where he finished 2nd overall in the men’s
Olds was beaten out for the top spot by teammate Jeff Ambos, who
finished the race with a time of 36 minutes and 41 seconds. Olds wasn’t too far
from his club buddy, hitting the finish line in 36 minutes and 56 seconds. Led
by Ambos and Olds, the Cal Coast Track Club took first place overall to claim
the national championships.
Olds and his
teammates was awarded prize money and medals for their achievements. Olds was
part of a six man team competing at the national championships.
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