We’ve got the results of the Free the Science 5K held during the 227th ECS Meeting. The reigning champ, Matthew Lawder, was first overall with a time of 16:45. In the women’s category, Elizabeth Jones was the first with a time of 22:06.
Proceeds from this event will benefit the ECS Publications Endowment.
(PS: Were you in the race? Get your official time online here!)
“I’m hoping to go the the Phoenix meeting so I can defend my title,” said Lawder.
Lawder is currently pursing his PhD at Washington University in St. Louis. Recently, he competed in the Boston Marathon where he placed 46th with a personal best.
The women’s category winner is also a seasoned runner, competing in marathons and ultramarathons. Jones is finishing her PhD at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Top 2 Male Finishers:
- Matthew Lawder (16:45)
- Michael Ignatowich (17:45)
Top 2 Female Finishers:
- Elizabeth Jones (22:06)
- Katherine Ayers (23:59)