The runners and coaches of the 2019 West Valley Cross Country team would like to thank our sponsors:

Beaver Sports; Goldstream Sports; Santa’s Travel, Rebecca Brice-Henderson; Andrea Earnest DDS; Michael Kramer Atty; Allstate Insurance, Dave Mongold; Walsh, Kelliher, and Sharp, Mike Kelliher CPA; Rueter Engineering; Jerome Physical Therapy, Denise Jerome; Spinach Creek Farm, the Mayos; Date-Line Digital Printing; Lemongrass Thai Cuisine; ABC-K-9-Fun; Cuttin’ Up, Barber Beauty, Katie Westby; Alaska Fish Processors, Virgil Umphenour; Arctic RV/Interior Topper; Tom and Carol Meismer; West Valley Vision Center, Michael Mavencamp; Todd Paris Photographics; Denali Dental Associates; James Wellman; Todd Wentz D.D.S; Dome Arts, Kathryn Mallory; Cook and Haugeberg, CPAs; Thai House Restaurant; Yoder Insurance and Financial Services; Clear Vision Optometry, Chad Personett; The Woodway; AceTekk Wireless; Bahn Thai Restaurant; Northern Pioneer Realty, Todd Cook; Doyon Utilities; Denise and David Parochetti; Denali State Bank; Sunshine Rae Motors; Wonderlich Dermatology; Kilgore Family Dentistry, Jeffrey Kilgore; Young Smiles Children’s Dentistry; Edward Jones Investments; Alaska Geothermal; Wombat Construction, Dusty Langley; University Chevron, Troy Thomas; Equinox Orthopedic Physical Therapy; Summit Logistics, Michael Repasky; Chena Health, Robin Holmes; Arctic Technical Services, Daniel Spillane; Foundation Health Partners; Mark Kowal, General Surgery; ADDvantage Club, C.W. Shelton; Cornerstone Builders; Fairbanks Golf Club; Fairbanks Youth Sports; and Great Alaskan Shirt/Trademark Screenprinting.


The team completed a fun season, including competing in Kodiak, Palmer and the state championships in Anchorage. Nine runners competed in the Mount Sac Cross Country Invitational in Walnut, California. The season was made possible by these businesses and supporters. Finally, we appreciate the continued support of the West Valley administration, principal Sarah Gillam and activity director Wayne Sawchuk.