Northwood High (SS) Irvine, CA, USA

Northwood High (SS)

4515 Portola Parkway Irvine, CA, USA

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Interview with Northwood HS runner, Bethan Knights Albert Caruana Apr 9, 2014

If you are a cross country and track and field fan, you may have heard of Bethan Knights (photo courtesy of prior to this track and field season.  She won the state Division III cross country race in the fall by 43 seconds (17:08 and NXN qualifier).  During the past two weekends, Bethan roared into the national scene with her eye opening tie with Sarah Baxter in the 3200m. at the Mt. Carmel Invitaitonal.  Her time was a spectacular 10:07.52 and quite an improvement from her previous PR, 10:35.90.  This past weekend, Bethan raced to a 4th place finish at the Stanford Invitational Mile with another PR, 4:50.33 (converts to 4:48.6 for 1600m.).

XC State Meet Division III Champion, Bethan Knights signs with Cal Berkeley Albert Caruana Feb 13, 2014

2013 California State Cross Country Division III champion, Bethan Knights of Northwood HS (photo courtesy of, has signed to compete at California Berkeley.  She raced to victory this past XC season on the Woodward Park course with a time of 17:08 which was the 4th fastest time overall, trailing only Sarah Baxter, Fiona O'Keeffe and Marissa Williams.  Knights improved her state meet finish from a 26th place finish in 2011 (18:50) and a 2nd place finish in 2012 (17:49).  Her personal records on the track include a 4:57.31 1600m. and 10:37.64 3200m.