LA’s Rafael Sanchez named to TeamUSA

-A A +A

Local resident Rafael Sanchez was named to Team USA for the 14th edition of the WMRA International U188 Mountain Running Youth cup. This year’s event, hosted by Atletica Susa, will be held in Susa, Italy, on Aug. 24.

The approximately 5-kilometer course will start and finish in the village under a memorial archway and include pavement, cobblestone, single-track mountain paths with steep ascents and fast descents. Competitors must be 16 or 17 in the year of competition, and the top three finishers per country will score for the team results.

Sanchez is 16, currently attending Los Alamos High School. His personal records are 15:43 for the 5k, 2:05.66 for the 800m, 4:36.84 for the 1600m and 9:45.85 for the 3200m. He was a member of the 2018 Los Alamos High School New Mexico State Champion Cross Country Team, finishing second. He won 2018 Nike Southwest Regional Medium Sized School Division and raced to a 15:43 for 5000M at the 2018 Nike SW Regional Cross Country. He holds top 10 individual cross country finishes in 24 of 26 varsity level events since eighth grade with 18 finishes under 16:45 and 3 finishes under 16 minutes. Sanchez is one of six American teenagers, three boys and three girls, named to the team.

If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!

Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription

If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Los Alamos Monitor, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.

Newspaper Acct. ID:
Street Address:
(exactly as it appears on the label)

If you are a subscriber and you do not know your account ID or don't have a copy of your newspaper available that shows the information on the address label you can click continue below to search for your account.

Special Offer

You have used all your free page views for the month however if you wish to create a FREE limited access account you will be able to view a additional 3 pages per month.

You can also purchase a subscription and have full access to the site. To purchase a subscription simply enter your zipcode below

ZIP Code:

Los Alamos Monitor | lacirculation@lamonitor.com | 505-662-4185
256 DP Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday