Friday June 12th saw a number of top level performances for ZAP resident athletes at the Portland Track Festival at Lewis & Clark College (Portland, OR). Highlighting the meet was 3rd year ZAP athlete Allison Grace who finished 2nd in the women's 5,000m run in a personal best time of 15:50.17, 5 hundredths of a second behind winner Rene Metivier-Baille. The performance lowered her previous best (16:03.9) by more than 13 seconds and is Grace's 3rd PR at 5,000m this season. In the men's 5,000m event ZAP's Thomas Morgan was the official pacesetter, leading the pack through 3,000m in 8:14 before stepping off the track. First year ZAP resident David Nightingale finished 8th in a time of 13:59. Nate Peck (13th) and Frank Tinney (17th) rounded out the 5,000m event for the ZAP men. Concluding the evening for ZAP was first year female athle te Jessica Minty, who finished the 10,000m in a time of 34:18, narrowly missing a personal best.
Updated on May 20, 2013, 1:42am