Lakota East's Dustin Horter Named to Team USA in Cross Country


Lakota East senior running standout, Dustin Horter, has been awarded the honor of competing for Team USA at the 2018 Great Edinburgh Cross Country International Challenge in the junior 6K event.  Dustin is one of six "junior" athletes to be selected from across the US to represent his country at this prestigious event.

The Great Edinburgh Cross Country consists of four separate events and pits the best of Team Great Britain and Northern Ireland against Europe and the USA. Athletes compete across four races; the junior men’s 6km, the junior women’s 4km, senior men’s 8km and senior women’s 6km. The overall winning team will be determined by the best aggregate finishing positions of the six best placed athletes in the senior category, as well as the four best placed athletes in the junior races. The event will also see the return of the innovative International Mixed Relay event which will see national teams of four (two men and two women) compete in a 4x1k challenge for the Stewart Cup.

The event takes place , January 13, 2018 in Holyrood Park, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Article content and photo compliments of East Sports Information Director, Dan Hilen