Mayden Shatters 5K Record at Penn RelaysThursday, April 25, 2013
Running in the Olympic Development race, Mayden placed ninth out of 31 runners. The top six finishers were all from running clubs; the only collegiate runners to beat Mayden were from Divsion I Central Michigan and Division II Mansfield.
Mayden’s time of 16:47.15 broke the previous mark of 17:13.55 she set last year by more than 26 seconds. It is the third-fastest time in Division III this season; second-fastest belongs to a Johns Hopkins runner, and until this season to Centennial Conference athlete had run faster than 16:50.