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Maren Jeppson and Rhett Gainey
Cross Country - Mon, Oct. 17, 2016

Freshman Maren Jeppson (Mount Vernon, Iowa) and senior Rhett Gainey (Monroe, Iowa) have been named Heart Runners of the Week after leading their teams at the Loras College Invitational.

Jeppson, finished sixth out of 72 finishers helping the Vikings to a fourth place team finish. Her 6k time of 24:24 was a personal best and the eighth fastest time in Grand View school history. Her time was also the third fastest time ever posted by a Viking freshman.

Gainey, who has had a stellar senior year, finished 16th out of 96 finishers. He ran the 8k course in 27:43 leading Grand View to a 5th place team finish. 

The Vikings will compete next Saturday (Oct 22) at the Seminole Valley Stampede in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The race will begin at 11 a.m. and be held at Seminole Valley Park.

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