Charles Page High School Class of 2017 graduate and Oklahoma State University freshman Cheyenne Walden was selected as one of three finalists for the All-Tulsa World Athlete of the Year awards for both Track and Cross Country. Walden is the most decorated OSSAA athlete in Sand Springs history with nine State Championships.
In her high school career she has won one 800 meter run and set a personal record of 2:17.58 for fourth place at the State Tournament her junior year.
She has won twelve 1600 meter runs and set a personal record of 4:57.07 this past season for her second-consecutive State title in the event. She also won the Oklahoma Track Coaches Association (OTCA) Meet of Champions this year, and holds two Regional titles and one Frontier Valley Conference (FVC) title.
The further she runs, the better she does. In the 3200 meter run she has won three State titles, 25-straight events, and 29 total events. She holds three titles in the 3200 and hasn’t been defeated since placing third in State her freshman year. She holds four Regional and Conference titles and has a PR of 10:45.43.
In the fall Cross Country season she is a four-time State Champion, four time Regional Champion, and four-time Conference Champion. She has won two one-mile runs with a PR of 5:21, ten two-mile runs with a PR of 11:19.50, and seventeen 5K-runs with a PR of 17:32. She won the Meet of Champions her freshman year and placed fifth this past season at the Nike Regionals.
Walden’s numerous accolades include four Gatorade Oklahoma Runner of the Year honors, the first-ever Sand Springs “Heart of the City” award, the Jim Thorpe Female Cross Country Player of the Year award, and six Sandite of the Week recognitions.
Final selection for the Athlete of the Year will be made at the All World Awards dinner on July 8th at Marriot Southern Hills.