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Husky runners post multiple personal-bests at Country classic


October 24, 2018

TRISTAN SAULTZ, center, leads teammate Gavin Walberg early in the boys varsity race. Saultz finished first among the Husky runners

Sweet Home runners turned in a slew of personal bests Wednesday, Oct. 17, in their final regular-season tune-up before the Oct. 24 District Championships, at the Country Fair Classic near Elmira.

The race was held at Richardson Park on the north end of Fern Ridge Reservoir because the Country Fair, which is where the race has traditionally been held, was unavailable.

Six boys and two girls posted all-time personal bests over the 5000-meter distance, which was run on a flat, relatively fast surface in temperatures hovering around 70 degrees.

"I was very happy with how most of them ran," s...

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