July 6, 2009
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Several Washington State University alumni were among the top placers in the elite division of the Rock `n' Roll Seattle Half Marathon race June 27.
Isley Gonzalez (WSU '09) finished third in the women's elite half marathon with a time of 1 hour, 20.14 minutes. Drew Polley (WSU '09) took fourth place in the men's elite half marathon in a time of 1:06.44. Collier Lawrence (WSU '08) finished seventh in the women's elite half marathon (1:22.26).
Gonzalez received a cash prize for her bronze finish in her first professional road race. Polley received a cash prizes for being the top Washington runner to cross the finish line.
Approximately 25,000 marathon and half-marathon runners began the races in Tukwila and finished in downtown Seattle at Qwest Field.
For complete results, go to www.rnrseattle.com.