Female Athlete of the Week: Lyndon Institute’s Jasmin Baillargeon

LI senior Jasmin Baillargeon opens up a large lead in route to winning a girls cross country meet at the Caledonia County Fairgrounds on Thursday. Baillargeon was the girls race winner in a time of 21:23. (Photo by Paul Hayes)

She’d never competed at the Caledonia County Fairgrounds before, but the first time was a charm for Lyndon Institute senior Jasmin Baillargeon last Thursday. In her fourth season opener as a Vikings varsity runner, she ran like the horses that were in residence just a few weeks earlier at the fair, winning the 5K race in 21 minutes, 23 seconds.

Summertime training was key for the South Wheelock resident. “I ran a lot of miles, every day,” she said. “In the cemetery [adjacent to the football field, on the roads where I live, dirt roads … I’m more fit this year than I’ve ever been, and it paid off.”

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