Monday, July 25, 2011

McGregor Wins Third Heart of Summer 10K

Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor won the Boston Scientific Heart of the Summer 10K for he third time in here in her stellar career, with a 34:22 win over teammate Emily Brown who ran 34:29.

Chaska High School alumnus Stephanie Herbst-Lucke continued her remarkable second career as a masters runner, finishing third in 34:38. Emily Harrison of Flagstaff, Arizona was fourth in 34:51.

McGregor also won the race in 2005 and 2006, establishing the course and Minnesota state record with her 32:17 clocking in 2005. In 2008, she was the runner-up.

Complete results of the race can be found HERE.

St. John's University alumnus Chris Erichsen won the event's men's race in 30:51. Erichsen won $1000 for his effort; McGregor won $2000 for her title.

Photo by Gene Niemi. From left: Brown, McGregor, Herbst-Lucke, and Harrison.

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