Career Report for Nova Thornton

Class of 2021

Cross Country Career

The following chart plots the mile pace for every race throughout high school for this runner. The blue anchor points show the races where the runner improved.



Course-Specific Personal Bests

Below is a listing of Nova Thornton's best times on each course. Click on the course name to see a chart of those races.

Course Distance   Time     Pace   PR Date PR Event # of Races
on Course
Ballard Golf & Country Club 3.1 24:54 8:02 9/14/20 Ballard Invitational 1
Camp Dodge 3.1 26:17 8:29 9/7/17 Johnston Invitational 1
Central College, IA 3.1 25:42 8:17 9/21/19 Heartland Cross Country Classic 1
DCG Burnett Sport Complex 3.1 24:08 7:47 9/1/20 Dallas Center-Grimes Invitational 3
DMACC 3.1 24:42 7:58 9/28/20 Jaguar JV Invitational 4
Ewing Park 3.1 24:16 7:50 10/17/19 CIML Conference Championships 2
ISU Bill Bergan Course 3.1 28:20 9:08 9/16/17 Heartland Classic 1
Johnston Middle School 2 14:54 7:27 9/17/20 Dragon Dual 1
Lakeside Golf Course, IA 3.1 24:48 8:00 10/5/17 Fort Dodge Invitational 1
Marshalltown Comm College 3.1 25:03 8:05 10/12/17 CIML Central Conf Meet 2
Pickard Park 3.1 30:15 9:45 9/20/18 Indianola Invitational 1
Racoon River Park, IA 3.15 25:23 8:03 10/10/19 Rumble on the River 1
Rim Rock Farm, KS 3.1 26:48 8:39 9/28/19 Rim Rock Farm HS XC Classic 1
Southeast Polk HS 3.1 24:24 7:52 10/15/20 CIML Conference Championships 1
Track 1 6:57 6:57 8/13/20 Legends Running Festival 1
Track 2 14:40 7:20 9/24/20 Postal Nationals 4
Valley Southwoods HS 3.1 26:42 8:37 9/11/18 Tom Karpen Invitational 2
Wartburg College Max Course 3.1 23:26 7:34 10/3/20 Steve Johnson Invitational 1
Yankton Trail Park, SD 3.1 24:41 7:58 11/12/17 NXN Heartland Regional 3

Distance-only Personal Bests

This considers only the courses with distances of 2, 4K (2.48 mi), 3 and 5K (3.1 mi).

Standard
Distance (Mi)
  Time   Pace Date Event Course # of Races
at Distance
2 14:40 7:20 9/24/20 Postal Nationals Track 5
3.1 23:26 7:34 10/3/20 Steve Johnson Invitational Wartburg College Max Course 25

Career Summary

Below is a summary of each season run by Nova Thornton.

Year # of Races Average Pace Improvements / Chances Rank on Team Best # Std Dev
Fr 10 8:28 0/1 40 -0.03
So 7 8:32 3/5 35 0.18
Jr 7 8:11 3/4 35 0.35
Sr 8 7:43 3/3 39 0.50
Johnston Career 32 8:15 9/13

Complete Race and Improvement History: Table

The following table is a listing of every race throughout high school for this runner.

Date Event Course Distance Division Place # Std
Dev
Time   Pace   Improvement
10/15/20 CIML Conference Championships Southeast Polk HS 3.1 JV 62/81 -0.80 24:24 7:52
10/3/20 Steve Johnson Invitational Wartburg College Max Course 3.1 JV 40/143 0.11 23:26 7:34 You ROCK! (PG)
9/28/20 Jaguar JV Invitational DMACC 3.1 JV 11/73 0.47 24:42 7:58 You ROCK! (LR, PR)
9/24/20 Postal Nationals Track 2 14:40 7:20 You ROCK! (LR, PG, PR)
9/17/20 Dragon Dual Johnston Middle School 2 JV 41/118 0.50 14:54 7:27 You ROCK! (SBP)
9/14/20 Ballard Invitational Ballard Golf & Country Club 3.1 JV 31/122 0.25 24:54 8:02
9/1/20 Dallas Center-Grimes Invitational DCG Burnett Sport Complex 3.1 JV 20/109 0.19 24:08 7:47 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
8/13/20 Legends Running Festival Track 1 6:57 6:57
11/10/19 NXR Heartland Regional Championships Yankton Trail Park, SD 3.1 Open 25:16 8:09 You ROCK! (LY, LR)
10/17/19 CIML Conference Championships Ewing Park 3.1 JV 91/234 0.35 24:16 7:50 You ROCK! (LR, PR, SBP)
10/10/19 Rumble on the River Racoon River Park, IA 3.15 Open 52/82 25:23 8:03
9/28/19 Rim Rock Farm HS XC Classic Rim Rock Farm, KS 3.1 Open 30/112 -0.68 26:48 8:39
9/21/19 Heartland Cross Country Classic Central College, IA 3.1 JV 128/299 -0.21 25:42 8:17
9/3/19 Dallas Center-Grimes Invitational DCG Burnett Sport Complex 3.1 V 82/182 0.28 25:11 8:07 You ROCK! (LR, PR)
8/27/19 Ankeny Centennial Early Bird Invite DMACC 3.1 V 88/153 0.10 25:13 8:08
11/11/18 NXN Heartland Regional Yankton Trail Park, SD 3.1 Open 778/936 -0.93 25:26 8:12
10/4/18 DM East Augustine Invitational Ewing Park 3.1 JV 83/158 -0.04 26:43 8:37
9/20/18 Indianola Invitational Pickard Park 3.1 F/S 132/204 -0.39 30:15 9:45
9/11/18 Tom Karpen Invitational Valley Southwoods HS 3.1 JV 97/287 0.18 26:42 8:37 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR, SBP)
9/6/18 Marshalltown Invitational Marshalltown Comm College 3.1 JV 158/399 0.10 25:58 8:23
8/21/18 Ankeny Centennial Invite DMACC 3.1 F/S 73/144 0.09 24:59 8:04 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
8/9/18 Postal Nationals #1 Track 2 15:35 7:48 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR)
11/12/17 NXN Heartland Regional Yankton Trail Park, SD 3.1 Open 578/687 -1.17 24:41 7:58
10/12/17 CIML Central Conf Meet Marshalltown Comm College 3.1 JV 63/132 -0.09 25:03 8:05
10/5/17 Fort Dodge Invitational Lakeside Golf Course, IA 3.1 JV 227/439 -0.14 24:48 8:00
9/28/17 Postal Nationals #2 Track 2 15:52 7:56
9/16/17 Heartland Classic ISU Bill Bergan Course 3.1 JV 196/309 -0.81 28:20 9:08
9/12/17 Tom Karpen Invitational Valley Southwoods HS 3.1 JV 100/242 -0.05 28:16 9:07
9/7/17 Johnston Invitational Camp Dodge 3.1 V 60/108 -0.04 26:17 8:29
8/29/17 DCG Invitational DCG Burnett Sport Complex 3.1 V 111/180 -0.03 27:46 8:57 You ROCK! (SBP)
8/22/17 Ankeny Centennial Invite DMACC 3.1 F/S 95/155 -0.14 26:57 8:42
8/17/17 Postal Nationals #1 Track 2 15:51 7:56

Glossary:

  • LY = Beat time from the same course a year ago
  • LR = Beat time from the most recent running of the course
  • PR = Set a new PR
  • PG = Beat personal goal
  • SBP = Season's best performance based on position of finish relative to the field. (Highest # of standard deviations).
  • # Std Dev = The number of standard deviations from the mean.

All columns are sortable by clicking on the column heading.



Track Results

Season Records

Season Grade800m1500m3000m
2018 OutdoorFr3:14.86 PR6:23.50 PR14:06.70 PR

By Event


800m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
3/12/18 ISU Classic 3:14.86 SR 119

1500m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
4/10/18 Craig Oldham Invite 6:23.60 JV 19
4/23/18 Dowling Invite 6:25.70 JV 23
5/3/18 CIML Conference Meet 6:23.50 JV PR (Δ=0.10,0.0%)
SR
LR (Δ=2.20,0.6%)
22

3000m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
4/23/18 Dowling Invite 14:06.70 JV SR 9