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Michael Runco

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Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Pittsburgh Central Catholic


Pitt Cross Country Competes At Pre-Nationals

Junior Michael Runco posted his second straight top-12 finish with a ninth place showing at Pre-Nationals.


Women's Cross Country Takes On CMU Invitational

Pitt competes in its only race in Pittsburgh this year.


Women's Cross Country Finish Fourth At UND, Men Nab Seventh

Hillary Boxheimer (8th) and Michael Runco (12th) lead the Panthers.


Cross Country Competes At Notre Dame

Pitt's regionally-ranked teams return to action after nearly two weeks off.


Top Five Finishes Highlight Cross Country Weekend

Pitt women place fourth at Penn State to finish in front of #20 WVU

Top Performances:
8K: 25:16.2 - 2014 Pre-Nationals

Placed fourth overall, and was second Pitt male, at the UB Stampede Invite in 25:30.4...Ran the 5.2 mile run in 26:42 and placed 23rd at Harry Groves Invite ... Took ninth overall, and first Pitt male, at the 8K Pre-Nationals Invitational with a time of 25:16.2.

2013:Placed 9th in the 8k with a time of 26:38.1 at Duquesne Duals...Ran the 5.2 mile run in 26:48 and placed 8th at Spiked Shoe Invite...Placed 26th at Notre Dame Invite in 5 mile run in 26:13.1...Ran the 8k at Pre-Nationals in 25:21.6 and placed 18th...Placed 92nd overall in the 8k in 26:19.6 at ACC Championships...Ran the 10k at NCAA Regionals in 31:31, placing 53rd overall...Placed 3rd at IC4A Championships with a time of 25:50.7.

2013:Finished the 8K Duquesne Duals with a time of 30:02, good for 44th ... Ran the 8K Cappy Anderson Invitational in 28:48.96 and placed 18th ... Finished 204th in the Paul Short Invitational with a time of 28:15 ... Ran the Leopard Invitational finishing 69th with a time of 27:32.55 ... Placed 59th at the BIG EASTChampionships with a time of 26:46.01 ... Ran the 10K Mid Atlantic Regional Championship with a time of 32:32 and placed 85th.