July 18, 2024

WCA cross country alum compete in the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

Submitted Photo West Central Area class of 2020 Jacob Bright, left, and Jack Van Kempen raced in the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon in Duluth June 22.

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Sam Peterson
Grant County Herald

Two 2020 West Central Area grads laced up their running shoes to compete in the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon in Duluth June 22. Jacob Bright and Jack Van Kempen both ran cross country for the Knights and jumped back into running competition at the 13.1-mile race in Duluth.

Van Kempen finished the race in 85th overall for the men with a time of 1:12:33. He was also 71st in the Men 19-34 division.

Bright finished the half-marathon in 133rd overall for the men with a time of 1:17:17. Bright was 111th in the Men 19-34 division.

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