Owen J. Roberts senior, Liam Conway, qualified for, and will compete in, the Nike Cross Nationals by placing second overall this past weekend in the Boys’ Nike Cross Northeast Regional Meet in Bowdoin Park, Wappingers Falls, New York. The 14th Annual Nike Cross Nationals is billed by Nike to be the “ultimate cross country experience” and will be held on Saturday, December 2, in Portland, Oregon at Glendoveer Golf Course with the boys meet starting at 10:05 a.m. PST (1:05 p.m. EST). This exclusive race fields 22-7 person teams and an addition 45 qualifying individuals (male and female) and is funded by Nike.
Conway was the PAC League Boys Cross Country Champion two years in a row. He placed third in the District One AAA Championship and 8th in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) AAA State Championships. Conway qualified for, and competed at, the state level in cross country all four years of his high school career. Conway’s time in the Boys’ Nike Cross Northeast Regional Meet was 16:02. His best cross country time of 15:08 was run earlier this year at the Paul Short Invitational. Conway was named to the Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches Association (PTFCA) 2017 Boys’ All-State Cross Country Team. His high school coaches, Mr. David Michael and Assistant Coach Mr. Tim Marcoe have enjoyed being a part of Conway’s development as a runner. “His work ethic stands out and it is exciting for us to see his hard work pay off,” said Mr. Marcoe.
Runnerspace.com will broadcast the NXN races via live webcast beginning at 9:30 a.m. PST at: