The top Manual runners competed in Lexington over the weekend for the State title, where they finished towards the middle of the pack after a strenuous meet.
Attempting to catch fellow competitor, team captain Andrew Hamm (12) strides towards the finish.
The girls’ team jogs towards the finish line to congratulate the boys on their finish.
Lilly Moore (12), Cyrus Henry (11), Jacob Shpilberg (12), and Reed McKinley (11) make their way back to their tent at the close of the race.
Lilly Moore (12) smiles after joking with fellow teammates post-race.
Cooling down after the meet, John Oliver (12) walks off the fatigue with teammate Jacob Shpilberg (12).
Jacob Shpilberg (12) paces next to coach Debra Moore after the race.
John Oliver (12) and Lilly Moore (12) discuss the meet as they walk back towards their station.
Spectators wait anxiously for the runners to pass by on the final leg of the three mile race.
Striding towards the three mile mark, Cyrus Henry (11) paces ahead of another runner.
Reed McKinley (11) picks up his pace as he finishes the last stretch of the race.
Reed Mckinley (11) eyes the finish line.
Keeping pace, Jacob Shpilberg (12) hits the straightaway towards the finish.
Following right behind fellow teammates John Oliver (12) enters his final stretch.
John Oliver (12) takes the last hill up towards the finish.
Austin Snider (11) takes a moment to cool down and catch his breath.
The team makes their way towards their awaiting fans.
John Oliver (12) cools down after the meet with a large cup of water.
Jacob Shpilberg (12) and John Oliver (12) congratulate Darius Payne (10) on his finish.
Darius Payne (10) talks with Coach Debra Moore after the meet as they head back to the tents.