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Jenks sets soph record at 5K race in NYC

NEW YORK - Stephanie Jenks of Linn-Mar placed second in the 5,000 meter run at the New Balance Indoor Nationals in New York Friday and set a national record in the event for high school sophomores.

Jenks ran the 5K race in 16 minutes, 37.5 seconds. Tessa Barrett, a high school senior from Waverly, Pa., won the event in 16 minutes, 11.855 seconds.

The top-six finishers in the race were named All-Americans.

Jenks won a major triathlon in Florida last Saturday, captured the 1500 and 3000 meter runs at the Dickinson Relays in Cedar Falls on Tuesday, then flew to New York for the New Balance meet.

 

Last Updated ( Friday, 14 March 2014 22:13 )  

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