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    Tam Gavenas
         NERegional Next Runner

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    • Hometown:

      Andover, MA

    • High School:

      Phillips Academy Andover

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      4:09.23 https:/

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  • Cross Country Highlights
    2021 1st place Northeast Regionals Fresh/Soph race Eastbay/Footlocker 
    2022 set new school record (15:30) for home course https://phillipian.net/2022/10/20/tam-gavenas-25-breaks-andover-boys-cross-country-home-course-school-record/ 

    Track Highlights
    2022 1st place New Balance Outdoor Nationals Boys Freshman 2-mile https://www.nbnationalsout.com/eprofile.php?event_id=3689&do=videos&video_id=331495 
    2022 New Balance Outdoor Nationals Boys Freshman mile, 3rd place https://www.nbnationalsout.com/eprofile.php?event_id=3689&do=videos&video_id=332002  
    Ran when I was in grade school (stopped running for a couple of years to play soccer) and had 8 USATF National Indoor Championships gold medals 
    Had some age world records when I was in grammar school, which I got accidentally (wasn't gunning for them but I was in races with older kids and trying to keep up with them).
    Cross Country Bests
    15:29, 5K, Phillips Academy Exeter 2022 in Andover/Exeter dual meet Nov. 5  15:30, 5K, Phillips Academy Andover 2022 
    Hobbies: Chess, watching the World Cup, watching old movies and new documentaries, birdwatching, writing a novel about my middle school, soccer, reading

    Person would most like to meet: Michelle Obama

    Hero: all my coaches

    Superstition: Eating pasta the night before a race; having a "lucky knot" in my racing shoes

    Most influential person: Coach Mike Barnow