Looking for a competitive outlet after a torn hamstring ended her budding career as a gymnast, Kaitlin Petrillose began her high school years as a cross country runner. She enjoyed it — for reasons entirely unrelated to the actual running.
“On our long runs, I’d stop and pick up flowers and go on nature walks,” confessed Petrillose, a McNeil graduate and current sophomore at Texas. “I wasn’t very fond of cross country.
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Thursday-Saturday, Myers Stadium, field events start at noon, running events at 4:30 (Thursday and Friday) and 6 p.m. (Saturday), all-session tickets are $25 adults/$15 youth, single-day tickets $10