Career Report for Owen Bittinger

Class of 2023

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 Owen Bittinger's best times on each course. Click on the course name to see a chart of those races.

Course Distance   Time     Pace   All-Time Rank PR Date PR Event # of Races
on Course
Baylands Park 3.1 18:38.1 6:01 102 9/20/22 SCVAL Meet #1 6
Bol Park 2.18 12:08.9 5:34 111 10/30/19 PA City Championship 6
Crystal Springs 2.95 18:54.2 6:24 226 10/8/19 SCVAL Meet #2 5
Golden Gate Park 2.08 12:36.46 6:04 21 9/7/19 Lowell Invitational 1
Golden Gate Park 2.78 16:33.8 5:57 15 9/10/22 Lowell Invitational 1
Homestead HS 2.2 13:13.4 6:01 16 3/6/21 SCVAL #3 1
Los Altos HS 2.1 12:29 5:57 19 2/20/21 SCVAL #1 1
Los Gatos HS 2.2 12:52.2 5:51 18 2/27/21 SCVAL #2 1
Newhall Park 3 19:27.7 6:29 10 9/17/22 De La Salle Nike Invitational 1
Toro Park 3 18:10 6:03 61 10/19/19 Monterey Bay Invitational 1

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
3 18:10 6:03 10/19/19 Monterey Bay Invitational Toro Park 2
3.1 18:38.1 6:01 9/20/22 SCVAL Meet #1 Baylands Park 6

Career Summary

Below is a summary of each season run by Owen Bittinger.

Year # of Races Average Pace Improvements / Chances Rank on Team Best # Std Dev
Fr 8 6:08 2/3 26 1.18
So 4 5:55 0/1 20 0.62
Jr 5 6:40 1/4 38 0.37
Sr 8 6:08 6/6 17 0.95
Palo Alto Career 25 6:13 9/14

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
11/1/22 SCVAL Finals Crystal Springs 2.95 V 56/104 0.50 18:58.1 6:26 You ROCK! (LY, LR)
10/26/22 PA City Championship Bol Park 2.18 V 14/25 0.70 12:35.6 5:47 You ROCK! (LY)
10/18/22 SCVAL Meet #3 Baylands Park 3.1 V 69/112 0.78 18:45.8 6:03 You ROCK! (LY)
10/4/22 SCVAL #2 Crystal Springs 2.95 V 87/108 0.70 18:58.4 6:26 You ROCK! (LR)
9/20/22 SCVAL Meet #1 Baylands Park 3.1 JV 2/105 0.91 18:38.1 6:01 You ROCK! (LY, LR, PR, DPR)
9/17/22 De La Salle Nike Invitational Newhall Park 3 JV 65/173 0.18 19:27.7 6:29
9/10/22 Lowell Invitational Golden Gate Park 2.78 JV 30/193 0.38 16:33.8 5:57
9/1/22 Gunn Alumni Scrimmage Bol Park 2.18 V 17/23 0.95 12:24.9 5:42 You ROCK! (LR, SBP)
11/2/21 SCVAL Finals Crystal Springs 2.95 JV 25/71 0.32 19:26.7 6:35
10/27/21 PA City Championship Bol Park 2.18 JV 10/21 0.22 13:05.7 6:00
10/19/21 SCVAL Meet #3 Baylands Park 3.1 JV 43/106 -0.05 21:03.4 6:48 You ROCK! (LR)
9/21/21 SCVAL Meet #1 Baylands Park 3.1 JV 51/101 -0.17 23:02.3 7:26
9/11/21 Lowell Invitational Golden Gate Park 2.82 JV 33/191 0.37 17:40.6 6:16 You ROCK! (SBP)
3/20/21 SCVAL #4 Bol Park 2.18 F/S 8/39 0.43 12:43.7 5:50
3/6/21 SCVAL #3 Homestead HS 2.2 F/S 14/95 0.51 13:13.4 6:01
2/27/21 SCVAL #2 Los Gatos HS 2.2 F/S 13/104 0.52 12:52.2 5:51
2/20/21 SCVAL #1 Los Altos HS 2.1 F/S 6/93 0.62 12:29 5:57 You ROCK! (SBP)
11/5/19 SCVAL Finals Crystal Springs 2.95 F/S 24/90 0.57 18:56.2 6:25
10/30/19 PA City Championship Bol Park 2.18 F/S 10/62 0.70 12:08.9 5:34 You ROCK! (LR, PR)
10/22/19 SCVAL Meet #3 Baylands Park 3.1 F/S 28/269 0.85 18:53.8 6:06 You ROCK! (LR, PR, DPR)
10/19/19 Monterey Bay Invitational Toro Park 3 F/S 26/276 0.83 18:10 6:03
10/8/19 SCVAL Meet #2 Crystal Springs 2.95 Fr 12/109 0.77 18:54.2 6:24
9/24/19 SCVAL Meet #1 Baylands Park 3.1 F/S 37/287 0.81 19:32 6:18
9/7/19 Lowell Invitational Golden Gate Park 2.08 Fr 12/255 1.18 12:36.46 6:04 You ROCK! (SBP)
8/23/19 Gunn Alumni Meet Bol Park 2.18 Fr 6/34 0.58 13:02 5:59

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 course-specific PR
  • PG = Beat personal goal
  • SBP = Season's best performance based on position of finish relative to the field. (Highest # of standard deviations).
  • DPR = Set a new distance-only PR. Applies to 2 mile, 4K (2.48 mi), 3 mile and 5K (3.1 mi) courses only.
  • # 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 Grade800m1600m3200m110m Hurdles - 39"300m Hurdles - 36"
2020 OutdoorFr2:29.70 5:12.48 11:32.09 PR--
2021 OutdoorSo2:19.17 5:06.42 11:44.41 --
2022 OutdoorJr2:15.73 PR4:59.51 PR---
2023 OutdoorSr2:16.14 5:15.68 -30.31 PR52.45 PR

By Event


800m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
2/28/20 Saint Francis vs. Palo Alto 2:29.70 F/S SR 12
4/17/21 Los Gatos @ Paly 2:24.84 F/S PR (Δ=4.86,3.2%)
LR (Δ=4.86,3.2%)
2
4/24/21 Paly @ Gunn 2:26.57 F/S 6
5/1/21 Lynbrook HS @ Paly 2:21.03 F/S PR (Δ=3.81,2.6%)
LR (Δ=5.54,3.8%)
9
5/22/21 Los Gatos @ Milpitas 2:19.17 F/S PR (Δ=1.86,1.3%)
SR (Δ=10.53,7.0%)
LR (Δ=1.86,1.3%)
1
3/3/22 Palo Alto@Los gatos 2:17.56 V PR (Δ=1.61,1.2%)
LR (Δ=1.61,1.2%)
4
3/9/22 Milpitas @ Palo Alto 2:20.00 V 5
3/15/22 Palo Alto @ Lynbrook 2:24.47 V 14
3/19/22 Saint Francis Invitational 2:16.76 V PR (Δ=0.80,0.6%)
LR (Δ=7.71,5.3%)
21
3/29/22 Palo Alto @ Homestead 2:25.50 V 9
4/14/22 Gunn @ Palo Alto 2:16.33 V PR (Δ=0.43,0.3%)
LR (Δ=9.17,6.3%)
LY (Δ=8.51,5.9%)
7
4/21/22 Los Altos @ Palo Alto 2:15.73 V PR (Δ=0.60,0.4%)
SR (Δ=3.44,2.5%)
LR (Δ=0.60,0.4%)
LY (Δ=9.11,6.3%)
9
3/9/23 Los Gatos @ Palo Alto 2:16.60 V LY (Δ=0.96,0.7%) 8
3/23/23 Lynbrook&Gunn @ Palo Alto 2:16.14 V SR (Δ=-0.41,-0.3%)
LR (Δ=0.46,0.3%)
LY (Δ=0.62,0.5%)
9
4/18/23 Palo Alto @ Los Altos 2:23.75 V 8

1600m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
2/28/20 Saint Francis vs. Palo Alto 5:14.40 F/S 7
3/4/20 Palo Alto @ Milpitas 5:14.51 F/S 9
3/10/20 Lynbrook @ Palo Alto 5:12.48 F/S PR (Δ=1.92,0.6%)
SR
LR (Δ=2.03,0.6%)
13
4/17/21 Los Gatos @ Paly 5:21.31 F/S 4
4/24/21 Paly @ Gunn 5:17.76 F/S LR (Δ=3.55,1.1%) 6
5/1/21 Lynbrook HS @ Paly 5:15.77 V LR (Δ=1.99,0.6%) 12
5/8/21 Homestead HS @ Paly 5:20.48 F/S 8
5/14/21 Palo Alto @ Los Altos 5:11.53 F/S PR (Δ=0.95,0.3%)
LR (Δ=8.95,2.8%)
9
5/22/21 Los Gatos @ Milpitas 5:06.42 F/S PR (Δ=5.11,1.6%)
SR (Δ=6.06,1.9%)
LR (Δ=5.11,1.6%)
5
3/3/22 Palo Alto@Los gatos 5:01.76 V PR (Δ=4.66,1.5%)
LR (Δ=4.66,1.5%)
9
3/5/22 Rustbuster Invitational 4:59.51 V PR (Δ=2.25,0.7%)
SR (Δ=6.91,2.3%)
LR (Δ=2.25,0.7%)
18
3/9/22 Milpitas @ Palo Alto 5:07.59 V 9
3/15/22 Palo Alto @ Lynbrook 5:13.98 V 14
3/29/22 Palo Alto @ Homestead 5:08.86 V LR (Δ=5.12,1.6%) 16
3/1/23 Homestead@Palo Alto 5:15.68 V SR (Δ=-16.17,-5.4%) 8

3200m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
3/4/20 Palo Alto @ Milpitas 11:32.09 F/S SR 3
3/10/20 Lynbrook @ Palo Alto 11:32.28 F/S 9
5/14/21 Palo Alto @ Los Altos 11:44.41 F/S SR (Δ=-12.32,-1.8%) 7

110m Hurdles - 39"

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
4/18/23 Palo Alto @ Los Altos 30.31 V SR 4

300m Hurdles - 36"

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
4/18/23 Palo Alto @ Los Altos 52.45 V SR 4

4x800m

Date Meet Result Div Record Place
3/2/23 Rustbuster Invitational 8:57.88 V 5