BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - This would have been senior Aidan Maguire's second season running spring track as a distance runner for the Highlanders.

Another athlete that could have reached new heights in his sport. "Aidan is a true competitor who consistently cut his times," said Gov. Livingston head track and field coach Dan Guyton. "After a strong winter season, we were excited for what he was going to be able to do this spring." 

"What an amazing boost to the program when Aidan decided to run in the spring," said Guyton. "Not only did his presence allow our relay teams to capture numerous medals, but his willingness to sacrifice brought practices to another level. Aidan is a very good runner, but an even better teammate."

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Maguire didn't start running track until high school, but started to run cross-country in middle school. A favorite childhood memory was "racing my friend Brandon who also runs track to see who could win the cross-country races," he said.  

Wearing the GL uniform means, "I am racing not just for myself but for every single one of my teammates," said Maguire.

He will remember the long run with all the guys. "Always felt good to just get out there and get a good training session in," he said. 

During the pandemic, Maguire continues to run and is pacing longer runs and working to stay fit.

He looks forward to seeing his friends, many of whom run track. 


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