Monday, August 1, 2011

Bechtol Wins San Fran 1/2 Marathon

Keith Bechtol '07, who is one of only four W&M runners to run under 29 minutes in the 10K and is currently a graduate student at Stanford ran 1:05 to win the San Francisco Half Marathon a year after winning the entire distance.  He is training for the Olympic Trials Marathon. 

Mattis Makes Sports Illustrated/Kellogg Shines at USA Master's

Sam Mattis, son of Marlon '85 (#3 all-time in the hammer) just made Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd."  Meanwhile John Kellogg '84 ran 11:52 to become the runner-up in the USATF Master's Championships in the steeple for 45-49 year olds.  Kellogg who is still number five on the all time list had not been over a jump in 20 years!  Now that is a picture I wish we had!