Browsing: Cierra Runge

Cierra Runge Update

Cierra Runge, a lifelong resident of Cochranville, PA and a member of Octorara Area High School Class of 2014, spoke to SwimSwm about her decision to transfer to Wisconsin and train for next year’s Summer Olympics


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Two New Names To Octorara’s Emerging Swimming Legacy

Two days after Octorara alum and Cal Berkeley Freshman Cierra Runge broke the NCAA Record in the women’s 500 free with a time of 4:31.90, beating the previous record set last year by over .63 of


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Runge Makes Waves In Lancaster

The cynics around here always say Octorara School District only makes the news when something bad happens or when one of the high school sports teams does something remarkable (like go 22-2 for instance!). Bad news


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Cierra Runge Update:  She’s Swimming Distance Events

Cierra Runge’s thoughts on sprinting versus distant events were recorded and posted to SwimSwam Saturday: Update: Runge won the 500M (4:50.29) and 1000M (9:55.48) free style race over swimmers from UCLA on Saturday.


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Runge’s College Swim Team Jumps To Second In National Poll

SwimSwam, which bills itself as the “world’s most popular swimming content site,” issued its college rankings yesterday noting the role Octorara grad and UC Berkeley Freshman swimmer is playing keeping school’s women swim team ranked 2nd in


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Cierra Runge Wins National Swimming Poll

More on Cierra’s designation as US Swimming Breakout Performer of the Year here.


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Cierra Runge Beats Best Time, Places Second – Updated

This note from Cal State’s sports page about Cierra Runge’s performance in the Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, CA yesterday. In the 800 free, Runge, who hails from Cochranville, Pa., set a personal best by


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Cierra Runge Interviewed

Following her breakout performance in last week’s Santa Clara Grand Prix, Runge tells an interviewer about the excitement of swimming next to her future California Golden Bears teammates and why she fell in love with CalState


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Cierra Runge’s Breakout California Weekend

We haven’t had much on Cochranville’s Cierra Runga, the emerging world class swimmer and newly minted Octorara Alumni, lately.  So let’s change that and look at how she did over the last couple of days at


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Runge Finishes in Top Four at National Swimming Meet

Octorara senior Cierra Runge finished fourth in the 200m freestyle event at an Arena Grand Prix event in Mesa, AZ Friday. Cierra’s 1:59.99 time was several seconds slower than first place finisher Katie Ledecky, who finished at


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