Schick wins USATF region in new 5K PR Nov 22, 2009

Clarissa Schick (pictured by John Olson of and several of her Maggie Walker teammates will be extending their cross country season to the USATF Junior Olympic Nationals in Reno, Neva after qualifying through the regional meet on Saturday in South Carolina. Schick, an All-State finisher in the Group AAA race (10th place) last weekend, won the young women's division race with a personal best 18:21 performance to finish 43 seconds ahead of her nearest competition. Schick previously had a personal best of 18:35 for 5K and will be looking to follow in the footsteps of former teammate Susannah Piersol, who was a national runner-up in the USATF national race a few years ago.

Live finish line video: USATF State Junior Olympics on Saturday Nov 13, 2009 is pleased to announce the site, an affiliate of, will have a livestream of the finish line Saturday during the USATF S.C. Junior Olympics at The Roger Milliken Center in Spartanburg. The stream will be available shortly before the meet starts.