Spencer and Parker Paragas recently competed at the USA Track and Field Jr. Olympic Nationals in Sacramento, CA. Parker won the gold medal in the Boys 11-12 year old 3000 meter race with a time of 10:02. Spencer ran a strong 2000 meter Steeplechase in the Boys 15-16 year old division, with a time of 7:14. This was Parker’s 3rd national championship this year. He had previously won AAU Cross Country Nationals in Alabama in December and the 3000 meter race at USATF Jr. Olympic Indoor Nationals in New York in March. Parker trains with the New Haven Age Group Track Club and Spencer runs for Amity High School.