Flashback Friday: A Look back at Whatcom County Greats

One of my favorites subjects in school was history. I was a big history junky. Whether it was from the Middle Ages, to the 70's, and now today, I think it is the coolest thing ever. Sports history is probably my favorite if you cannot tell by this blog. For every Friday from here on out, I will be featuring a Whatcom County distance runner and what he or she accomplished during their time in high school. If you know of someone who had a great running career at any of the high schools in the county, feel free to message me!


Patrick Gibson, Squalicum 2009-2013


-2x 2A State Champion in cross country (2011-2012)

-1x 2A State Champion in the 1600 (2013)

-1x 2A State Champion in the 3200 (2012)

-Personal best 1600: 4:11.29 (2A WIAA State Track Championships, 2012)

-Personal best 3200: 9:01.8 (2A WIAA State Track Championships, 2013)

-Personal best 5000: 15:13.6 (2A WIAA State Cross Country, 2012)

-3 medal placings at Cross State and 7 medal placings at Track State

-Won a total of 39 track and 24 cross country races

-Set a Nike BorderClash record in winning the 2012 cross-country dual between top runners from Washington and Oregon in 13:44 for 2.73 miles.

-Ran for Stanford University from 2013-2017

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