Berry Claims Title at Karen Lawrence Run
Courtesy: GoMocs.com

CHATTANOGA, Tenn. --- Chattanooga distance runner Chris Berry isn't resting during the off season. Instead the recent University of Tennessee at Chattanooga graduate and current track star is continuing his training.

Berry, a native of Murfreesboro, Tenn., claimed the overall male title at the 32nd annual Karen Lawrence Run benefitting the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.  The All-Southern Conference performer ran the four-mile course in Downtown Chattanooga in a time of 20:09, one minute-17 seconds ahead of second place finisher Michael Walker's time of 21:26. Willie Ibechilly placed third overall with a time of 21:50 in the evening race.

Former Southern Conference Female Athlete of the Year Lanni Marchant placed seventh overall in the four-miler with a time of 23:21 followed by NCAA qualifier Anneli Uys who was 14th overall with a time of 24:24. All-conference performer Tara Gietema was the third female to cross the line with a time of 24:40, 16th overall.

Berry, with another year-and-a-half of eligibility, also won the race in 2008 but missed last year due to a stress fracture. Despite a significant snowfall just six days earlier, the temperatures for the race Friday night was in the 50s and a bit breezy.

The indoor track and field season begins Jan. 22 at Middle Tennessee State in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

John Gilpin took first in the men's 10K at the annual Riverbend Road Race. Lucas Cotter won the men's 5K while Keeley Stewart took first in the...  MORE
UTC cross country and track and field student-athletes John Gilpin and Patrick O'Brien were selected to the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District...  MORE
Hall of Famer Lanni Marchant.
She traded in her ice skates for running shoes and her passion for the sport continues long after her collegiate days came to an end.  MORE
Senior John Gilpin posted a 4.0 GPA in the fall and led the men's cross country team on the field
The UTC men's and women's cross country teams were ranked in the Top 10 for highest GPAs the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches...  MORE
Chattanooga cross country and track head coach Bill Gautier announced the addition of three to the 2015-16 rosters.  MORE
          Twitter
          Facebook
          Audio
          Video
          Enews
          Live Stats
          Mobile
          Rss Feed
advertisement
https://epbfi.com/
Upcoming Live Events on MocsVision