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Updike, Roelle represent Alaska at USATF Indoor Championships

Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike turned in a personal-best result and Anchorage’s Hans Roelle turned in a top-10 finish at the USATF Indoor Championships in New York, New York. They used to represent Alaska at Eastern Oregon University, where each runner was a six-time NAIA All-American and individual national champion. Then with Team Run Eugene. They have… Read more »

Roelle just misses NAIA All-American finish in EOU swansong

Eastern Oregon senior Rachel Roelle of Anchorage just missed All-American honors at the NAIA Cross Country Championship at Fort Vancouver, Washington. Racing in her final college cross country race, she finished the women’s 5K course in 18:08 and placed 32nd out of 338 runners to narrowly miss All-American recognition by two spots. “Rachel ran an… Read more »

Roelle the last in line of All-Americans from Alaska for EOU

Eastern Oregon University cross country and track coach Ben Welch has a problem. He’s running out of Alaskans. The longtime NAIA coach has had incredible success recruiting runners from his home state, particularly two families – the Roelles out of West Anchorage and the Updikes from Ketchikan. “I don’t specifically target certain families, but when… Read more »

Roelle, Updike win cross country races at Whitman Invite

Alaskans Rachel Roelle and Lucas Updike of Eastern Oregon University each posted cross country victories at the season-opening competition at the Whitman Invitational in Washington. Anchorage’s Roelle won the women’s 6-K race in 23:36, 10 seconds ahead of the second-place runner. She was one of only two Eastern Oregon runners among the top 14 finishers,… Read more »