The stars were aligned. After placing fifth at Team New York Regionals in 2019, Saranac Lake brought back the entirety of its top seven, led by cross country national finalist Peter Fogarty. The Red Storm would all be seniors, ready to race their best. They were set on a path to be the smallest team to ever make the Team Nationals starting line.
Then the pandemic hit.
Join MileSplit NY as it profiles the small town and high school team of Saranac Lake in the New York Adirondacks, as the program adapts to the new landscape of top tier cross country in 2020. As both training, competition and expectations adapt, see how a school of less than 300 students prepares to take on the country, standing out among the crowd.