Black Team
Travis Hoover - Native of St Cloud, MN

  • Events: Everything
  • PR's: 5k-15:24, 8k-24:29, 10k-32:19, Half-1:13:37
  • Date/ Place of Birth: Naples Fl-12/8/1981
  • School: SCSU
  • Coach: Self-Coached
  • Clubs & Affiliations: Endurunce Shop
  1. Training Shoe: Mizuno Wave Rider
  2. Career Highlights: A wins in roads races: a couple of course records in road races and trail runs: a second place finish at the SJU invitational CC meet.
  3. When did you first become interested in running? Spring 2001, When I was fat and needed to lose some weight.
  4. Who has been a major influence throughout your running career? Arther Lydiard, Jack Daniels, Joe Vigil, Greg McMillain and John Kellog.
  5. What do you do to prepare for a race mentally and/ or physically? Calm Down and Warm -Up
  6. What are your future goals?  Wins!!!
  7. Do you have any favorite running gear? Brooks Revelation Pacer Shorts, Mizuno Wave Rider Shoes, Asics Thermopolis Jacket, CW-X Stability X Tights.

Kyle "Rico" Neumann - Native of Andover, MN  

  • Events: 5k, 8k, mile, 1k
  • PR's: 5k 15:06, 8k 26:19, 1 mile 4:24, 1k 2:32
  • Date/ Place of Birth: 2/21/1989 Andover, MN
  • School: SCSU
  • Coach: S Mischke, T Hoover
  • Clubs & Affiliations: Endurunce Shop Team SCSU Track and CC
  • Training Shoe: Asics 2130, Nike Forever, and Nike Victory
  • Career Highlights: Making it to HS State 3200m race
  1. When did you first become interested in running? 5th grade when I won the mile race in 6:50
  2. Who has been a major influence throughout your running career? Me Grandpa Louis D. Grailer
  3. What do you do to prepare for a race mentally and/ or physically? Watch running movies, eat pasta, music, and sleep.
  4. What are your future goals?  London 2012, conference champ one day and Team Nationals CC
  5. Do you have any favorite running gear? My Headbands

Hady Cherif - Native of St Cloud, MN

  • Events: Everything
  • PR's: 5k-15:31, 8k-26:17, 10k-33:14
  • Date/ Place of Birth: Guinea, Africa
  • School: SCSU
  • Coach: Seth Mischke and Travis Hoover
  • Clubs & Affiliations: Endurunce Shop
  • Training Shoe: Brooks Adrenaline
  • Career Highlights: All-Conference 2008 NSIC Cross Country Championships
  1. When did you first become interested in running? High School
  2. Who has been a major influence throughout your running career? Haile G
  3. What do you do to prepare for a race mentally and/ or physically? Man, you run man, dats all!
  4. What are your future goals? 2:15:00 Marathon
  5. Do you have any favorite running gear? Everything that keeps me warm.

Orange Team
Paul Alness - Native of Rochester, MN

  • Events: 800m ,5k
  • PR's: 800m 2:00, 5k 17:00
  • Date/ Place of Birth: 6/5/1990, Rochestor, MN
  • Schools: Plainview Elgin Millville, SCSU
  • Coach: HS Coach Mike Andring
  • Clubs & Affiliations: Endurunce Shop Team
  • Training Shoe: Brooks Adrenaline GTS
  • Career Highlights: State Competitor 4 times
  1. When did you first become interested in running? 6th grade
  2. Who has been a major influence throughout your running career? Family, hobby
  3. What do you do to prepare for a race mentally and/ or physically? Avoid thinking about it
  4. What are your future goals? Run a marathon under 3 hours
  5. Do you have any favorite running gear? Socks, shoes and my Garmin Running Watch.


Nick Golebiowski - Native of St. Cloud, MN


  • Events: 800m, 1500m, 1600m, 3000m, 3200m, 5k
  • PR’s:
    •    800m:       2:16
    •     1500m:     4:40
    •     1600m:     5:03
    •     3000m:     10:02
    •     3200m:     10:34
    •     5k:             16:46
  • Date of Birth: 9/2/95
  • School: St. Cloud Cathedral/John XXIII Middle School
  • Coaches: Fred Rupp (Cross Country), Rick Fleege & David Manly (Track)
  • Training Shoe: Asics Gel Kayano XV
  • Racing Shoe: Nike Zoom Forever XC2
  • Favorite Running Gear: Yellow UnderArmour sweatband & Garmin Forerunner   watch


As an eighth-grader, Nick is the younger member of the 2009 St. Cloud Cathedral varsity Cross Country team.  He finished in the top 10 at the 2009 Class 5A Section Meet, qualifying for Minnesota State Meet where his team placed 3rd in the Class A Championships.

Nick, an avid hockey player since Age 5, became interested in running during his 7th grade year at John XXIII Middle School where he joined the Cathedral junior high Cross Country team.  He won First Place in the Milaca MegaMeet 7th Grade Boys race and had several more First Place finishes as a junior high runner.  He ran varsity for Cathedral Track the following spring, qualifying for sections in the 3200m.

Nick has also enjoyed success during the off-season, including a 1st Place finish at the 2009 St. Cloud Jingle Bell 5k with a time of 16:46.  He recently competed at the USA Track & Field Jr. Olympic Minnesota State Cross Country meet, finishing in 1st Place for his age group.  His win qualifies him to compete at the USATF Junior National Competition in Reno, NV in December.

 
Charlie Lawrence - Native of Foley, MN

Events: 1500m, 1mile, 2 mile, 3000, 5k, and 8k

PR’s:

    1500m:   4:36
    1 mile:     4:53
    2 mile:     10.22
    3000 :      9:52
    5k:           17:12
    8k:           29:20

Date of Birth: 3/24/95

School: Foley

Coaches: Mona Bommersback, Dave Dahlstrom

Training Shoe: Mizuno Wave Rider

Racing Shoe: Mizuno Wave Kaze 3

Carrer Higlights: Took 2nd at the 2009 earth day 5k.   Won State USATF 1500, 3000 meter and was runner up at reginals in Omaha Nebraska.   Also took 6th at Nations in the 3000 meter and ninth in the 1500.  As an eighth-grader, Nick is the younger member of the 2009 St. Cloud Cathedral varsity Cross Country team.  He finished in the top 10 at the 2009 Class 5A Section Meet, qualifying for Minnesota State Meet where his team placed 3rd in the Class A Championships.

Nick, an avid hockey player since Age 5, became interested in running during his 7th grade year at John XXIII Middle School where he joined the Cathedral junior high Cross Country team.  He won First Place in the Milaca MegaMeet 7th Grade Boys race and had several more First Place finishes as a junior high runner.  He ran varsity for Cathedral Track the following spring, qualifying for sections in the 3200m.

Nick has also enjoyed success during the off-season, including a 1st Place finish at the 2009 St. Cloud Jingle Bell 5k with a time of 16:46.  He recently competed at the USA Track & Field Jr. Olympic Minnesota State Cross Country meet, finishing in 1st Place for his age group.  His win qualifies him to compete at the USATF Junior National Competition in Reno, NV in December.
 
Charlie Lawrence - Native of Foley, MN

  • Events: 1500m, 1mile, 2 mile, 3000, 5k, and 8k
  • PR’s:
    •     1500m:   4:36
    •     1 mile:     4:53
    •     2 mile:     10.22
    •     3000 :      9:52
    •     5k:           17:12
    •     8k:           29:20
  • Date of Birth: 3/24/95
  • School: Foley
  • Coaches: Mona Bommersback, Dave Dahlstrom
  • Training Shoe: Mizuno Wave Rider
  • Racing Shoe: Mizuno Wave Kaze 3
  • Carrer Higlights: Took 2nd at the 2009 earth day 5k.   Won State USATF 1500, 3000 meter and was runner up at reginals in Omaha Nebraska.   Also took 6th at Nations in the 3000 meter and ninth in the 1500.
  1. When did you become interested in running? When I was 5 and I ran the Williams Irvin 5k in Duluth.
  2. Who has been a major influence throughout your running career? Family
  3. What do you do to prepare for a race mentally? Have a good warm up and get focused on goal.
  4. What are your future goals? Go on to run Division 1 CC.
  5. Favorite Running Gear: Garmin Forerunner Watch
  6. When did you become interested in running? When I was 5 and I ran the Williams Irvin 5k in Duluth.
  7. Who has been a major influence throughout your running career? Family
  8. What do you do to prepare for a race mentally? Have a good warm up and get focused on goal.
  9. What are your future goals? Go on to run Division 1 CC.
  10. Favorite Running Gear: Garmin Forerunner Watch