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Just like big sis did it
CAK Middle School’s Leah Giles captures Knox County area cross country title


Leah and Cindy Giles- Photo Submitted
Leah Giles is following in her big sister’s footsteps – while getting great advice from mom.

Leah, a sixth-grade cross country runner from Christian Academy of Knoxville, captured the girls individual championship during the Knox County are Middle School Champion-ship Meet last week at Victor Ashe Park.

Leah, 11, covered the 2-mile course in 12:02.71.

Running competitively since she was 8 years-old, Leah has a talented role model sibling.

Older sister Anna, a 2003 CAK high school graduate, won the Class A-AA state championship in the 1-mile and 2-mile races last spring in Memphis.

According to Leah, they both share a love for running, but “Anna loves the track and I love the grass.”

Leah’s mother, Cindy Giles, has also provides support as CAK Middle School cross country coach.

Leah completed the cross-country season undefeated before winning the city championship.

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