Two former Big Green runners had notable finishes at the New Balance Falmouth Road Race on August 11, reports the Boston Herald.
Alexi Pappas ’12 was the top American runner in the women’s race, finishing sixth with a time of 37:32. “It was an amazing weekend,” Pappas tells the Herald. “I’m proud of it. But, I want more.” Pappas, a former Big Green cross country and track and field standout, still trains under Dartmouth’s Mark Coogan, assistant track and field coach and head coach of the women’s cross country team, the article notes.
Ben True ’08, second from left, during the New Balance Falmouth Road Race on August 11. True placed second at the event. (Photo by Christine Hochkeppel/Cape Cod Times)
In the men’s division, Ben True ’08 finished as the runner-up with a time of 32:12, only two seconds behind the race’s winner. While at Dartmouth, True was an All-American in outdoor track and field, cross country, and Nordic skiing.
Read the full story, published 8/12/13 by the Boston Herald.