Garson Wins 5 km Nationals

Rebecca Garson, fresh off her 1500m victory at the Virginia Senior Games, traveled to Harry Wright Lake in Whiting, NJ for the USATF 5 km Championships on Sunday, September 25th. The event was hosted by the Freehold Area Running Club.

Garson finished 11th overall, in a field of 16 starters, and won the 55-59 division in a time of 36:28 on the 1.25 km loop course. Her splits were 9:11, 18:26 (9:15), 27:34 (9:08), 36:28 (8:52), a 26 second negative split over the second have of the race.