Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Mill Valley's Clark looking to win state title for S.F.'s University High

As he thinks about a lifetime of running, Mill Valley's Connor Clark can clearly recall when he knew that his feet were his path to athletic success. The "aha moment" came as a sixth-grader when, competing for Mount Tamalpais School, he set school and CYO records while winning a 1,600-meter race.

"That was basically my first taste of victory, and ever since then I've loved it," Clark said. "I broke my own school record again in seventh grade and again in eighth grade. Ever since then, I've felt I have had a taste for it. I'm hungry for success."

Now a senior at University High in San Francisco, Clark is gearing up for another record-breaking run as a member of the school's

Mill Valley's Connor Clark is vying for a state cross country title in his senior year at University High in San Francisco. (University High photo).
cross country team. Clark finished second in the Division V field in the state meet last year and is back in 2012 with the goal of going out that finish one better.

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