The NMJC Thunderbird Cross Country Team opened up the 2017 season at the Lubbock Christian Relays. This event featured a unique relay style meet. Each participating school paired there runners, having the pair complete 6 miles, with each runner taking turns running 1.5 miles at separate times.
NMJC duo, Teresha Jacobs and Esther Gitahi won the relay by over 2 minutes with an outstanding time of 34:01 for the 6 miles. The other pair for the T-Birds to compete were Sharon Jerono and Cynthia Kipserem. They finished 5th in a time of 38:49.
NEXT UP: The T-Birds will head back to Lubbock on September 9th this time to compete in the Texas Tech Open