ORR runners place in top 30 at nationals.
Runners on the Old Rochester Regional High school track team competed at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina, held from June 13 to 16.
Meg Hughes placed 23rd in the 400 meter hurdles with time of 62.64 seconds. Hughes started out as a long distance runner in the 1 mile, 2 mile, and 800 meter races, and added the faster paced hurdle event to her repertoire earlier this year, as a junior.
Hughes also placed 29th in a new event called the mixed 400 meter relay with teammates Lea Bourgeois, Adam Sylvia, and Anthony Childs. The event consists of teams with two male, and two female runners. The ORR mixed relay team finished with a combined time of 3:44.97, accomplishing their goal of improving on their qualifying time of 4:31.63.