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Lewis & Clark Invitational Recap

The Lewis & Clark Cross-Country alums returned in force to their home course at McIver yesterday to toe the line in the biggest meet the park has ever seen. The 8k field comprised 26 teams fielding 301 athletes, the 6k field 23 teams fielding 246 athletes. Teams from all over the country were represented, as were several NCAA Division I teams including the University of Oregon, University of Portland, and Oregon State University. The 8k started first. The pack went out fast but the alums stayed in the mix, coming through the first lap in 17th. Once the pace settled down the alums put their racing experience to good use, methodically picking people off. In the second lap they passed Clark and Corban to advance to 15th place, and in the final lap they moved past George Fox to finish in 14th, shaving 42 points off their lap 1 score. Blake Slattengren led the alums across the finish line, running a PR of 25:24 for 52nd place. Sean Richardson followed him across the