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New England’s Top High School Runners to Race at Thetford Academy

The region’s best cross-country runners are coming to Thetford Academy on Saturday, November 13 to compete in the New England Interscholastic Cross Country Championships. The athletes will race on the Dan Grossman 5K Woods Trail at TA, a course renowned for both its scenic beauty and level of challenge. Athlete Madelyn Durkee, a junior from Thetford Center, VT, will represent TA in the championships.

The New England Championship competition rotates to Vermont every five years, and has been held at Thetford Academy since the early 1990s. The public is invited to attend this free outdoor event, which begins with an opening ceremony at 11:00 a.m., followed by the boys race at 11:30 a.m. and the girls race at 12:15 p.m.

Race details, including a list of runners from each state and their schools, can be found on the Lancer Timing website: To learn more about Thetford Academy’s 5K course and history of hosting major cross country events:



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