Linn-Mar's Josh Evans Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'

By Scott Saville, TV9 Sports

Linn-Mar's Josh Evans (left) laps a pack of competitors on the final stretch of the 3200 meter run during the Wilkinson Relays at Kingston Stadium on Friday, April 5, 2013, in Cedar Rapids. Evans placed first. (Liz Martin/The Gazette-KCRG)


By Grant Burkhardt

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Linn-Mar's Josh Evans is this week's winner of the KCRG-TV9 "Athlete of the Week," sponsored by Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion.

Evans, a junior distance runner, won the 1600-meter run at the Drake Relays and his time of 4:10.86 broke a meet and state record that had stood since 1979.

He was also named the Most Outstanding Runner at the Drake Relays.

TV9's Scott Saville talked to the standout runner in his weekly "Athlete of the Week" feature.

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