Courtney Quirin '05 (right) and Ellen Davis '07 (left),
both of whom competed in the NCAA Division III Championships in 2003, lead
the way in the women's 3.4k race. Courtney nipped Ellen at the finish
line, covering the course in 13:15.66 while Davis ran a 13:16.49.
|Ann Dunham '79 has been the most consistent representative
among women alumnae at cross-country races. She has run in seven of
the last 10 alumnae events and in many more prior to 1995. Ann was the first
Wesleyan woman to compete for four years, debuting with the men's
x-country team in
1975 before the women's first varsity season in 1976.
|Owen Kiely '06 sprinted home with the men's title over the
5k course in a time of 16:22. He edged out Wes Fuhrman '05, who
placed second in 16:32. The top finisher among the eight alums who
competed was Mike Slowik '03, as he came in third in a time of 16:43.
||One of Wesleyan's most distinguished alumni runners, Amby
Burfoot '68 took to the trail this year. The executive editor of
Runner's World magazine, Amby is the only collegian to win a Boston
Marathon, doing so while a Wesleyan senior in 1968.