EPCC runners finish 2nd at NJCAA Half Marathon

On November 22nd El Paso Community College (EPCC) placed 2nd on National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Half Marathon Championships.

The women were paced by Kayla Pallares who finished 2nd with a time of 1:20:34 and teammate Kelli Kirkpatrick who finished 4th at 1:27:25. Both women earned NJCAA Half Marathon All-American honors.

Kayla and Kelli became the 11th and 12th Half Marathon Women All Americans for EPCC. Damaris Jepkorir finished 17th with a time of 1:34:15 for 14 points.

The women scored 20 points, but fell short when Gillette College from Wyoming scored 18 points. The EPCC men finished 6th with 48 points. South Plans College won the men’s event with 14th points.

The first two Tejanos to cross the finish line were Eli Kosgei in 11th place at 1:11:08 and Juan Vazquez in 12th place at 1:11:12.

For complete results and more information click HERE