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The Burlingame B

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The Burlingame B

Girls’ varsity receives their awards, celebrating the first CCS championship in Burlingame cross country history.

Cross country exceeds all expectations at CCS championships

Joelle Huysmans, Diversity Coordinator
November 15, 2023

Forty-eight — that’s the total number of times this year’s Burlingame cross-country team has trained on the Hallmark Park course. Since June, assistant coach Steve O’Brien has been tallying his...

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Seniors Isaac Van Voorhis and Arouka Purev-Chang maintain a steady pace throughout the 5k run.

Cross country prepares for deep playoff run at third meet of the season

Joelle Huysmans, Diversity Coordinator
October 28, 2023

As the cross country season draws to a close, the team’s focus shifts towards the end-of-season championships — the key races for any runner hoping to qualify for the state championship. That objective...

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Sophomore Ryan Liu leads a group of runners during the boys’ frosh-soph race. He ended the race in eighth place.

Cross country’s “team first” mentality yields outstanding results in first meet

Joelle Huysmans, Diversity Coordinator
October 1, 2023

Running is an individual pursuit. Cross country, however, is a team sport. In their first Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) meet on Sept. 27, the Artichoke Invitational, Burlingame's runners proved the importance...

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Senior Romer Rosales-Hasek reaches the top of Hallmark Park’s cardiac hill on Nov. 12 — a notorious challenge for runners in the last mile.

Cross country sprints to triumphant season finale at CCS championships

Alex Kelly, Business Manager
November 18, 2022

On Saturday, Nov. 12, members of the varsity cross country team competed in Central Coast Section (CCS) championships, the final race of their season. The meet, like PAL championships the week before,...

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Freshman Stella Newman and Senior Minnoli Raghavan get to the top of cardiac hill after Newman’s long break at the two-mile mark.

Intrigue and excitement abound at Cross Country’s second meet of the season

Alex Kelly, Business Manager
October 17, 2022

12 minutes into the girls’ varsity cross country race at the second Peninsula Athletic League meet, a crowd had gathered at the top of Hallmark Park’s ‘cardiac hill’ to watch the runners make...

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Varsity runners Jackson Spenner and Lucas Keeley make their way down the back straight of the course just before Cougar Hill.

Cross country flies out the gate in first meet of the season

Alex Kelly, Business Manager
September 17, 2022

'Shish kebabs.' That's how one Burlingame runner described his legs after reaching the top of the notoriously steep Cougar Hill at the Sept. 16 Artichoke Invitational, the cross country team's first...

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