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Ostrander and Updike share Alaska Athlete of the Week honors

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander and Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike were named Alaska Athlete of the Week co-winners after turning in outstanding performances against elite fields of professionals in the steeplechase at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Ostrander clocked a personal best time of 9:26 in the 3,000-meter obstacle race. The 24-year-old cut nearly four seconds off her previous PR and finished eighth… Read more »

Steeplechase standout Updike named Alaska Athlete of the Week

Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after his stunning upset of the reigning steeplechase national champion at the Oregon Relays at historic Hayward Field in Eugene. The Alaskan clocked a personal-best 8:17.74 – the world’s fastest 3,000-meter steeplechase time this year and qualified for the Olympic trials.  He shaved seven seconds off his PR… Read more »

Updike upsets U.S. steeplechase champion at Oregon Relays

Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike upset the reigning steeplechase national champion and hit the Olympic qualifying standard at the Oregon Relays at historic Hayward Field in Eugene. The Alaskan clocked a personal-best 8:17.74 – the world’s fastest 3,000-meter steeplechase time this year. Updike shaved seven seconds off his PR and took down reigning U.S. champ Hillary Bor,… Read more »

Updike second-best finisher for second-place team at Nationals

Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike delivered a strong performance at the USA Track and Field National Club Cross Country Championships at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The 27-year-old finished the men’s 10-K race 22nd out of 617 runners with a time of 31:20.3. Updike, of Ketchikan High fame, is a professional runner with the New York New… Read more »

Ostrander 4th, Updike 8th in steeplechase at USA Championships

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander didn’t disappoint in her much-anticipated professional debut at the USA Track and Field Championships in De Moines, Iowa. The 22-year-old former Boise State University runner finished fourth out of 14 in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase. Ostrander, of Kenai High fame, turned pro this summer after winning her third NCAA national championship in… Read more »

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 »