Alex Comerford Drops MI No. 1 Time At Kelloggsville Invite


Alex Comerford got his cross country campaign off to an impressive start.  The senior from Otsego captured the 5K race win at the Kelloggsville Rocket Invitational due to his 15:50.68 effort.  This time represents a Michigan No. 1 and US No. 11 for the 2018 season.  

Comerford's accomplishments include a runner-up finish at the 2017 MHSAA State Championship LP-2 and a pr of 14:55.70.  He's competed at the Foot Locker Midwest Regional and the Nike Cross Nationals Midwest Regional during his stellar career.  At the Kelloggsville Invite, Comerford led his squad to a resounding win in the team standings.  

MileSplit reached Alex to gain further insight on his performance:      

"I went into the race just hoping to get a really good work-out in for the day.  I went out in 4:48 for the first mile and felt very controlled and focused.  I wanted to be in control, but still push the pace.  Following the race, I did a 3 mile tempo run on the roads with a 5:30 pace.  I was happy to be able to take my spikes off and hit 16:30 for 3 miles, starting just ten minutes after my event concluded.  I was also pleased with how the younger guys on the team stepped up; they proved to have mature racing ability and showed that our team has a lot of potential this year."    

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