Department of Defense Education Activity

DoDEA Pacific announces Far East Virtual Cross Country Results

For Immediate Release — January 12, 2021 | Pacific

Pacific Far East Activities

DoDEA Pacific, Far East Virtual Cross Country Results

PACIFIC REGION — January 12, 2021 — The Department of Defense Education Activity - Pacific Region is pleased to announce the results of the first-ever virtual Far East Cross Country Championship.

Participating cross country teams each ran a 5k race on a regulation track, and submitted scores to the Far East Athletic Office. Each team had the flexibility to run its 5k any day between Nov. 21, 2020 and Jan. 8, 2021. To maintain integrity of the race and ensure each student athlete had equal advantage, results were not immediately published.

The top runner for the men at the virtual Far East Championship was Tyler Gaines, of EJ King High School, with a time of 16:59. The top runner for the women was Reagan Cheramie, of Yokota High School, with a time of 19:10.

Overall Team Results are as follows:

Division 1 Mens

  • 1st Place: Kadena High School, DoDEA Pacific South District
  • 2nd Place: Kinnick High School, DoDEA Pacific East District
  • 3rd Place: Kubasaki High School, DoDEA Pacific South District
  • 4th Place: Guam High School, DoDEA Pacific West District
  • 5th Place: Humphreys High School, DoDEA Pacific West District

Division 1 Womens

  • 1st Place: Kadena High School, DoDEA Pacific South District
  • 2nd Place: Guam High School, DoDEA Pacific West District
  • 3rd Place: Kinnick High School, DoDEA Pacific East District
  • 4th Place: Humphreys High School, DoDEA Pacific West District
  • 5th Place: Kubasaki High School, DoDEA Pacific South District

Division 2 Mens

  • 1st Place: Osan Middle High School, DoDEA Pacific West District
  • 2nd Place: Yokota High School, DoDEA Pacific East District
  • 3rd Place: EJ King High School, DoDEA Pacific East District
  • 4th Place: Zama Middle High School, DoDEA Pacific East District
  • 5th Place: Daegu Middle High School, DoDEA Pacific West District

Division 2 Womens

  • 1st Place: Yokota High School, DoDEA Pacific East District
  • 2nd Place: Daegu Middle High School, DoDEA Pacific West District
  • 3rd Place: Osan Middle High School, DoDEA Pacific West District

“Providing our student athletes with an outlet to race in the COVID-19 environment was very important to us,” said DoDEA Pacific Far East Athletic Program Coordinator Tom McKinney. “While not racing on the same course against one another, they still had the opportunity to compete for a Far East Championship.”

For full results of the virtual Far East Cross Country Championship, visit www.athletic.net.