Parker Wins The Gold

Contributed Photos The following is a release from the New Haven Age Group Track Club.

Parker Paragas from the New Haven Age Group Track Club recently competed at the 2014 USA Track and Field National Jr. Olympic Championships in Houston, Texas, July 21-27. Parker won Gold in the 9-10 year old division for the 1500 meter race with a time of 4:49.73.  He also place 4th in the 800 meter race with a time of 2:26.47.

In addition, he was recently awarded Outstanding Athlete in the 9-10 year old division by the United Age Group Track Coaches Association (UAGTCA).

The New Haven Age Group Track Club is a local track club founded in 1975.  They welcome athletes ages 6 to 18 and are comprised of athletes from several local towns.  You can learn more about the New Haven Age Group Track Club on Facebook or their website.

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posted by: Mary Brown on August 5, 2014  11:39am

Congratulations Parker! Coach Thompson is smiling at your accomplishment. That is truly awesome!

posted by: JMS on August 6, 2014  12:44am

Wow. A sub 5min 1500m @ age 9-10? That’s amazing. Congratulations Parker.