On Friday evening Rachel Ward and Sean Keveren traveled to Williamsburg, Virginia to compete in the Colonial Relays. The weather was far from ideal, in the high 70s and windy. Ward ran the 5000m and battled with a William and Mary duo for much of the race. In the end, Ward finished third in a time of 15:59.19, a ten second improvement from Raleigh Relays last week. Keveren was also coming off of a race at Raleigh Relays and competed in the 5000m. Keveren finished 10th in a time of 14:30.99. Results can be found below.
Results: 2014 Colonial Relays
Charlie Hurt and Melissa Rittenhouse ran in the Cherry Blosson Ten Miler in Washington, DC, which doubled as the US 10 Mile Championships. Hurt ran really even, running 26:45 for his first five miles and finishing in 53:27. His effort placed him 49th overall. Rittenhouse also was a metronome on the course, running 32:26 for the first five miles and finishing in 1:04:33. Rittenhouse placed 65th overall. Results can be found below.
Results: 2014 Cherry Blossom Ten Miler