Local Student Douglas Seth Wins 3,000-meter Race at the Florida Middle School Indoor State Championship

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Congratulations to Douglas Seth, who won the boys 3,000-meter race this past weekend at the Florida Middle School Indoor State Championship in Gainesville.

A student at Buddy Taylor Middle School, Douglas runs for the Imagine Town Center Cross Country and Track team.

The seventh grader came in at 9:33.40, ranking him #1 in Florida and #1 in the nation for 2024. His time was the fastest ever recorded in Florida and the13th fastest ever in the nation for in the middle school category!

Douglas also won the boys mile in 4:55.50, ranking him #1 in Florida and #8 in the nation for 2024. That time was the 4th fastest ever recorded in the state for middle school runners.

“He has a strong work ethic and is committed to getting better on and off the track,” said Michael “Mike” Pane, Field Infrastructure Technician in the Technology Department and Douglas’ coach for the past two years.

Congratulations Douglas Seth on your incredible feat!

By Flagler County Buzz

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