Drake Stand-Out Wins Clover Run

Sports

July 5th, 2011 by Jim Field

Drake track stand-out Casey McDermott of Newton won the Clover Run on July 2nd in Greenfield.  She covered the 5K course in an impressive 18:13.  Topping the men’s division was Greenfield native Nick Newbury, an Urbandale resident, who ran 18:40.

The two mile run winners are a pair of former Nodaway Valley cross country standouts.  Alyse Herr of Fontanelle won the women’s division and Ethan Warrior captured the men’s title.

Jane Chaillie of Griswold earned the top spot in the women’s 2 mile walk.  Gary O’Daniels of Creston claimed the men’s walk title.

The event is hosted by the Adair County 4-H Youth Council.  The proceeds from the race suppot the Kelly Laughery Memorial 4-H Community Service Scholarship program.