MUTL Mission

The Louisiana system breaks our runners into classifications based on the size of our individual schools ….unfortunately this separation has the tendency to break competition into factions resulting in exciting and perhaps even legendary races from taking part. In May 2001 a group of runners from St. Paul’s and Episcopal (the two top ranked distance schools in the state at the time) got together as a result of being deeply unsatisfied with their state meets and the conclusions of their high school careers…. Having to run solo in their respective 2A & 4A races, their times suffered. Talking amongst each other they concluded “What’s preventing us from racing each other now that our seasons are over?” in pursuit of personal goals. With no running taking place for a week following their visit to Bernie Moore Stadium in Baton Rouge these school’s runners of Patrick Gavin (St. Paul’s) Garrett Smith (Episcopal) Greg Fell (Episcopal), Steve Geiser (Episcopal at the time attending University of Georgia)in the mile as well as Walker’s Cassidy Johnson and Andrew “the Wolfman” Huston (Episcopal) in the 800 – got together to make a run for good times and new PR’s with self made conditions (rabbits and competition […]

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