One of the greatest runners in Alaska history, Klinnert never lost a cross country race in high school and set a track record at 3,200 meters that stood for 28 years. The Kodiak star went on to become a three-time NCAA Division I All-American at Northern Arizona, where she set conference and school records in the 10-K and was inducted in the school’s Hall of Fame in 2021. Waythomas qualified for the Olympic Trials in the marathon and 10-K, and in 1995, won a bronze medal in the marathon at the World University Games.