El Paso Community College (EPCC) women won the National Junior College Athletic Association District V Regional Championships in Hobbs, New Mexico. The men’s team finished 2nd behind New Mexico Junior College.
The Tejanas were led by Faith Nyathi who finished 1st winning the individual championship with a time of 18:20 in the 5K race. She finished more than 1 minute and 28 seconds ahead of the field. Faith twice this season has been named the National Athlete of the Week. Teammate Jayleen Guerrero finished in 2nd place.
The Tejanos were led by Adams Biwott who finished 1st winning the individual championship with a time of 24:52 in the 8K race. This season, Adams was the first men’s runner to be named National Athlete of the Week. Teammate Kelvin Chiku finished in 3rd place.
Next up for EPCC is the NJCAA Division 1 National Championships in Richmond, Virginia on November 13. The Half Marathon National Championships will follow in Richmond on November 16.