Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

October 17, 2013

Female Athlete of the Week: Leila Aruri

The Andover Townsman


Cross Country

Leila continues to be one of the best distance runners in the area. In the Battle of The Border Race, which featured a dozen teams, she placed third overall in a field of more than 100 runners. She ran a personal best of 19:04. A senior captain, she expects to run in college next year. Coach Leo Lafond’s comments: “She is a tenacious competitor. What impresses me the most is that she runs her best in big races.”