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The annual Columbia 5K Turkey Trax will occur during Thanksgiving day starting and ending at 4th Street between Cherry and Locust. The 5K course will hit different parts of downtown Columbia and the MU Campus.

Fleet Feet to sponsor local Thanksgiving Day Race, Turkey Trax

Ella Wampler, Staff Writer November 21, 2023

The Thanksgiving Turkey Trax 5k Race will take place Thursday, Nov. 23 at 8:30 am.. The race, which can be run or walked, will be held in downtown Columbia at 4th Street and Cherry Street.  The first...

Claire Richardson (10) runs alongside Reese McDevitt (11) from Francis Howell Central High School at the Gans Creek Classic on Sept 23. RBHS Varsity Boys finished 1st overall with 144 points total while Varsity Girls finished 7th overall with 320 points.

RBHS cross country prevails in Gans Creek Classic

Ryan Tunks, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

The RBHS Cross Country team competed at the Gans Creek Classic on Saturday, Sept. 23, with the boys’ team winning first place and the girls’ team coming in seventh place.  Racing in the highly...

Cross country makes in-state season race debut at Gans Creek Classic

Cross country makes in-state season race debut at Gans Creek Classic

Allison Kim, Editor-in-Chief September 27, 2022

After opening up their season with two out-of-state meets, the girls’ and boys’ cross country teams ran their first race in Missouri at the Gans Creek Classic Saturday, Sept. 24.  With over 600...

Photo by Bailey Blackburn.

Boys’ and girls’ cross country teams finish second, fourth on state championship podium

Allison Kim November 9, 2021
The 2021 Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 5 girls and boys cross country state championships took place Friday, Nov. 5, at the Gans Creek Cross Country Course, and both teams achieved podium finishes, with the boys coming out in second place and the girls finishing in fourth.
Photo by Bailey Blackburn.

Cross country fights for second place finish at Gans Creek Classic

Allison Kim September 28, 2021
Stepping up to the line against a total of 64 other teams, RBHS cross country competed at the Gans Creek Classic on Saturday, Sept. 25, with second-place finishes for both the girls’ and boys' teams.
Wearing number 1929, senior Matthew Hauser celebrates his Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHAA) state championship victory with his teammates and classmates in the crowd. Hausers point contribution pushed the RBHS boys team to first place in a tense meet.

Boys take home cross country title, girls get fourth in state championship

Shruti Gautam November 10, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]as the runners lined up on the grass, family members stood in marked boxes six feet apart in the grass, holding their place next...

The Gans Creek Cross Country Invitational took place Saturday, Sept. 26. 92 teams from across Missouri competed in the race. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Cross country competes at Gans Creek Classic

Allison Kim September 27, 2020
Rock Bridge Cross Country competed in the Gans Creek Classic Sep. 26. The girls placed second out of 16 teams with a score of 98 points and the boys finished first out of 17 teams with a score of 78 point. 
Girls and boys cross country teams place second, third at state

Girls’ and boys’ cross country teams place second, third at state

Maddie Orr November 10, 2019
In a field of 16 teams and 170 individuals, the boys pulled away with an overall third place finish with 125 points, and the girls took home second with 112 points, only three points off the winner, Lee’s Summit West High School. 
Junior Matthew Hauser racing at the Class 4 District 7 meet. Hauser finished in first place with a time of 15:38. Photo taken by Greg Hall.

Cross Country takes first place at districts

Jared Geyer October 28, 2019

Rock Bridge Cross Country (RBXC) set a precedent as both the boys’ and girls’ teams took first place in the Class 4 District 7 meet on Oct. 26. Both varsity teams raced at Lee’s Summit North High...

The 2018 Turkey Trax helped support the Central MO American Red Cross.  Runners from around the area raced the 5k before beginning traditional celebrations.

Community members participate in annual Turkey Trax

Jared Geyer November 23, 2018
The annual Turkey Trax gave participants an opportunity to race before beginning traditional celebrations.
THE LAST STRETCH: Senior Han Bin Kim races at the Parkway West Invitational Sept. 29. Both the boys and girls teams will compete in the sectionals competition Saturday, Oct. 27, in Jefferson City, Missouri.  Photo by Gabi Tella

Cross country to compete in sectional tournament

Emily Oba October 26, 2018
Both boys and girls' cross country teams will compete in sectional tournament Oct. 27.
The boys cross country team starts the 5,000 meter race Saturday, Sept. 28. Photo by Corinne Farid.

Cross country competes at Parkway West Invitational

Ethan Hayes October 1, 2018
The cross country team competed for 5,000 meters at the Parkway West Invitational on Sept. 29.
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