Sara McCoy Smashes Her Previous School Record at Palatine Distance Night with a 5:13.54!

With perfect conditions (cool weather, no wind, music playing, amazing competition) Sara McCoy crushed her own 1600m school record at Palatine Distance Night on Saturday with a 5:13.54 beating her previous record by over two seconds. Sara now ranks 8th in Illinois Class 2A in the 1600m.

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After Sara and Erin completed their 30 minute cool down run, Sara and her supporting teammates competed in the costume 4 x 400m relay.

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Chef Sara starting the relay off.
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Sally Potter chasing down some girl in a tutu.
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Melissa Ketchup Bottle fleeing from a T. rex.
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Banana Goldman anchoring to a costume relay school record.

 

Congratulations to Sara on the new record, and thank you to everyone who came out to support on Saturday!

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5:13.54 1600m

 

Watch Whitney Young’s Clayton Mendez’s winning 4:08 and Sam Rivera’s 4:13 to represent Chicago schools in the Boys Elite 1600m race.

 

 

 

 

 

Yes, Melissa did successfully evade the T. rex.

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