Chugiak teen 5th at Alaska Heart Run

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:17
  • Daniel Bausch (Star file photo)

Chugiak High junior Daniel Bausch finished fifth Saturday in the 40th annual Alaska Heart Run in Anchorage. 

Bausch, 17, completed the 5-kilometer course around the UAA campus in 16 minutes, 11 seconds to finish 48 seconds behind winner Edwin "the Black Panther" Kangogo. A 22-year-old All-American who runs for UAA, Kangogo beat U.S. Olympic Nordic skier Erik Bjornsen, 26, by two seconds. 

Eagle River's Moran Ekemo, 34, was sixth in the women's race to lead local competitors, finishing in 18:56. Palmer's Christy Marvi, 36, won the women's division in 17:44. 

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