All of us at Born and Raced in West Liberty would like to thank our community, businesses, volunteers, friends and family for the love and support they've shared with our West Liberty runners in 2017.
From road races, track and cross country meets, All-Ohioans, to our Big Orange youth running program, West Liberty is truly a running community. Here are some of 2017's best photos of our runners. May 2018 bring you health, happiness, and miles and miles of good running!
Directions to the meet: Address 2650 National Road SW, Hebron, Ohio. Do not use GPS and follow the instructions given by the OHSAA to avoid traffic backup. Spectators traveling from the West on I-70 should exit at Exit 122 State Route 158 N. then turn right on State Route 40.
Spectators can avoid lines and purchase mobile tickets in advance via theTIK TAP app. When you arrive at the meet be sure to have your mobile ticket open in the TIK TAK app and the gate worker will do the rest. Visit www.ohsaa.org and click the Cross Country link for details.
As per OHSAA guidelines, no pets, recreational vehicles, drones, pets or balls, frisbees, etc. are permitted at National Trail Speedway.
The Big Orange girls cross country team is STATE BOUND again! WL-S won the DIII Southwest Regional Championships Saturday at Troy Memorial Stadium. The Big Orange was led by senior Reghan Bieleski who finished 2nd overall. This will be Reghan's 4th state meet appearance. She joins Big Orange alumni Amy Wallace McDaniel, Shawnda Henault, Savanna Shipp, Jasmine Smith, Jordan Smith, Alyssa Strickland and Meghan Vogel as the only Big Orange female athletes to do so in the program's history.
This year's state meet berth is the 7th in the Big Orange girls program's history (2000, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016). It's the most state appearances of any girls athletic program at West Liberty-Salem.
The Big Orange will race at 11:00 a.m. this Saturday at National Trail Speedway in Hebron, Ohio. Please come out and support these hard-working student athletes!
Complete results of the DIII Troy Regional are posted on www.finishtiming.com. Info on the State Cross Country Championships is below and HERE.