Tepox reaches NAIA 'B' standard for marathon

Staff Reports • Apr 3, 2018 at 3:34 PM

Cumberland University junior Claudia Tepox competed in the Tom King Classic Half Marathon in Nashville last month, posting an NAIA ‘B’ Standard qualifying time for the women’s marathon at the national championships in May.

The Nashville native finished the 13.1 trek in one hour, 32 minutes, meeting the exact mark for the ‘B’ standard.

Sophomore Jerry Rojas posted a time of 1:15:13, 13 seconds shy of the men’s ‘B’ Standard, while freshman Nate Mihnovich finished in 1:18:34. Current cross country/track graduate assistant Garang Madut was second overall in 1:09:50.

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