Marissa Runs 18:01 at NXN
Marissa placed 24th at the 2013 Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Oregon, with a time of 18:01.03. Watch video
When the long and grueling season finally came to an end, the first thing Marissa Williams sought to do was find shelter and thaw out.
After all, she has two City titles to defend in the spring and now, at last, she has time to rest, reflect on her accomplishments and bask in the glow of numerous victories.
Competing in frigid conditions for the first time, on an unfamiliar course and against the strongest field she’d ever faced, the Palisades High junior still finished 24th out of 198 runners Saturday morning at the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Oregon. Williams ran the 5K course at Portland Meadows in 18 minutes, 1.3 seconds. Read more