Locals win national trail and race walking titles in New York

6/3/2017
 
Beyond the USA Mountain Championship this past weekend, four USATF-NE athletes traveled to New York to compete at the USATF 50 Mile Trail Championships and the USATF 5 km Race Walking Championships and returned with national age division championship titles.  

On Saturday at the USATF 50 Mile trail running championship in Ithaca NY, Ben Nephew (CMS/Westborough MA) and Kehr Davis (WMDP/Great Barrington MA) were first 40+ male and female, respectively, with Nephew sixth and Davis fourth overall.  Results of the 50 Mile Trail Championships
 
Sunday, a pair of New England Walkers earned gold at the USATF 5 km Race Walking Championship in Albany. Siblings Nolan Allen and Maegan Allen (Arlington MA) walked to Junior (age 19/under) National titles at the distance; Maegan was fifth overall. Results of the 5 km Race Walking Championships.