CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Mother Nature proved kind for the runners at Saturday's Cedar Rapids Prairie Invitational. A meet that's been known to beat down athletes with heat and humidity turned out cool and dry.
Cedar Rapids Kennedy's Jacob Green and Marie Hostetler of Mid-Prairie took advantage of the conditions, racing to victory in their respective competitions. Green won the boys race in 16:10, while Hostetler led the ladies in 18:21. Both times easily bested last year's results.
Waukee took the girls team title with 69 points to easily outdistance second-place Mid-Prairie (91). Linn-Mar (97) finished third.
Host Cedar Rapids Prairie emerged victorious on the boys side with 58. Cedar Falls (69) grabbed second place, while Iowa City West (140) took third.
You can watch the boys race HERE.
The girls race can be viewed HERE.
Find photos from both races HERE.