Elk River Native Top American, 5th Overall At Boston Marathon
BOSTON (WJON News) -- An Elk River native had a very good day at the Boston Marathon on Monday.
USA Track and Field says Emma Bates turned in a time of 2:22:10 good enough for fifth place overall among the women, in her first Boston Marathon.
The time was a personal best for Bates and it secures her a qualifying time for the 2024 Olympics.
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After graduating from Elk River high school in 2010, Bates ran collegiately for Boise State where she graduated in 2015.
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