Dunbar, Updike earn top-15 finishes at USATF Championships
June 24, 2018Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar and Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike were among the country’s best track and field stars to compete on the national stage at the USATF Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dunbar, of Kodiak High fame, was 12th among 19 finishers in the men’s 5,000 meters, crossing in 13 minutes, 46.20 seconds.
The former NCAA All-American from the University of Oregon was 10th after 1,000 meters.
Dunbar recently signed with the Boston Athletic Association.Updike, of Ketchikan High fame, finished 14th in men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase in 8 minutes, 40.22 seconds.
He was in sixth at the halfway point of the race.
The former Eastern Oregon University star set a PR with the fastest semifinal time of 8:25.82.
Updike runs for Team Run Eugene in Oregon.
He was the NAIA steeplechase national champion in 2013 and earned All-American honors in the event all four years in college.