Houston-Area Cross Country Teams Train Through Tropical Storm Harvey

Houston athletes ran between four and five 2K loops through MacGregor Park, a welcome return to something closer to normalcy for a team that was split up after less than a week of regular practice.

“Even with 20 miles per hour winds and shin-deep puddles we’re still hitting 5:00, sub-5 pace for 2K splits,” senior Gabe Lara said of the workout. “We were rolling pretty fast even considering the conditions, so we’re all thinking, ‘If we can do this when it’s hurricane-ing out, imagine what we can do later in the season.’”