Exceptional distance fields have been assembled for Sunday's MileSplit / SPIRE Scholastic Showcase which is set to take place at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva.
Ping, who placed sixth at the 2016 Nike Cross Nationals, is widely considered to be one of the top cross country runners in the country. The Winona Cotter freshman owns stellar PR's of 4:59.66 (1 Mile) and 9:43.31 (3000m).
Ping closed her outstanding 2017 cross country campaign with an eleventh place finish at Nike Cross Nationals. The middle school phenom has posted times of 5:13.36 (1 Mile) and 10:22.58 (3000m) during the 2018 indoor season.