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Monticello Runner Michael Melchert Wins 'Athlete Of The Week'
By Scott Saville, Reporter
MONTICELLO, Iowa - Cross country runner Michael Melchert is this week's winner of the Cedar Rapids Toyota Scion KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week award, which is chosen weekly by you, the fans.
Melchert, the top runner on the nation's best cross country team - in schools of 500 or less students, has yet to lose in 2012, but had some trouble with a lightning fast dog in the video above.
Scott Saville talked to Melchert about his season, and set up the match race.