Former Richmond track and cross country runner Jeff Watson, ’03, ran the Boston Marathon, finished and was back in his hotel room when the explosions occurred.
Many with Richmond connections were at Monday’s Boston Marathon, where two explosions went off near the finish line. No UR connections have been reported hurt.
The men’s and women’s cross country teams did not do as well as hoped in their final meet of the season, the NCAA Regional placing 21st and 13th respectively.
University of Richmond’s cross country teams finished 1st (men) and 2nd (women) at the recent Spider Alumni Open despite losing key runners from last season.
Sophomore cross country runner Jill Prentice finished first in the 5K at the recent Atlantic-10 Championships. The Collegian Sports team asked her some questions.
The University of Richmond men’s and women’s track & field started the indoor season building upon the success the cross country teams had in the fall.
The men’s cross country team ended its season with a 24th place finish, while senior Amy Van Alstine, competing for the women’s team, finished 67th.
Richmond will represent the Atlantic 10 Conference at the cross country national championship on Monday at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course in Terre Haute, Ind.
The Richmond men’s cross country team continues to check off its to-do list as the team received an at-large bid to the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championship Sunday, Nov. 14.
The men’s cross country team secured its first Atlantic 10 conference championship and the women’s cross country team secured its third title during the conference championship yesterday in Pittsburgh, Pa.