asics Greenville Track Club-ELITE - a post-collegiate, Olympic development program
ASICS Greenville Track Club-ELITE's Alison Parris and Adam Freudenthal both ran to victory in their initial cross country competitions of 2014. Parris started of the day by taking the lead in the second kilometer and leading to the finish on the rolling 5,000-meter course at Furman University in Traveler's Rest, SC. She finished with a time of 17:18. She was followed by her newest teammate and training partner, Nicole DiMercurio, who placed second with a time of 17:28 in her first competition since joining the group in September.
In the men's competition, also over the 5,000-meter grass course, Adam Freudenthal pulled away from the lead pack and ran to victory in 14:52. Trent Binford-Walsh, running his first time in an ASICS GTC-ELITE uniform, recovered from a fall over a log obstacle on the course to place third with a time of 15:14.
GTC-ELITE is sponsored by ASICS, the 42-year old Greenville Track Club, Performance Therapy, Greenville Health System's North Greenville Hospital, ScanSource, Soleus Running Watches, Boston Bill Sunglasses, The TD Bank Foundation, The Kroc Center, Carolina Spine and Rehab, ElliptiGO, the Bare Minimum Track Club and generous individual contributors.