Fremont, Neb.- The Midland University cross country program hosted the Midland Half-Marathon Saturday. For the men first place was taken by Nick Penning of Dakota State University with a time of 1:12.02, while the women's top finisher, Katie Blais of Jamestown, recorded a 1:31:06.
"I would like to thank Jim McMahon and the coaching staff for the work they did to make this event possible," said Andrew Shanle, Midland University's Director of Cross Country and Track and Field. "I believe it was a positive experience for the runners and I hope to see everyone join us again next year."
Highlighting the event for Midland was Whitney Dooley and Michelle Tamayo meeting the provisional qualifying mark for Nationals. Dooley finished 3rd in the 13.1 mile race in a time of 1:31:50 while Tamayo recorded a 1:32:44 time for a 6th place finish.
On the men's side, Tyler Soderberg finished the race in 1:15:27 for a 5th place, while Zachary Goodvin placed 16th running a 1:30:39.
|Warrior Half Marathon|
|12/1/2012 - Men's Results|
|1||Nick||Penning||Dakota State||1:12:02||"A" Standard|
|3||Jordan||Pater||Mt. Marty||1:13:53||"B" Standard|
|8||Jose||Garcia||Valley City State||1:16:59|
|9||Malik||Jackson||Valley City State||1:18:44|
|10||Kinsly||Tarmann||Valley City State||1:19:04|
|11||Wayne||Engelhard||Valley City State||1:19:04|
|15||Eric||Schaver||Valley City State||1:29:35|
|12/1/2012 - Women's Results|
|2||Katie||Smelker||Mt. Marty||1:31:21||"B" Standard|
|4||Haley||Brunke||Dakota Wesleyan||1:31:51||"B" Standard|
|5||Anna||Fuka||Valley City State||1:32:12||"B" Standard|
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