Birru Earns 10k Title at Drake Relays
Grand View's Obsie Birru (Des Moines, Iowa) finished on top in the 10,000m run at the Drake Relays Thursday in Des Moines. She was first in the field of 26 competitors that featured runners from NCAA Div I and Div II schools as well as Div II and NAIA opponents.
Birru finished 15 seconds ahead of the second place runner Morgan Place from Minnesota-Duluth. Her time of 34:50.97 bested her 10k time from last year by nine seconds. Birru was just one second shy of the school record she set last year at nationals.