Louisville grad earns cross country runner of the week honors

Louisville grad earns cross country runner of the week honors
Julia Zurek

PERU – Bobcat junior cross country runner Julia Zurek (Louisville)was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week.

Zurek, a Louisville High School graduate, is running for the second year for Peru State, was recognized Monday by the Heart conference officials.

The Bobcat runner, along with her teammates, participated in the Bronco Stampede hosted by Hastings College on Saturday. Zurek finished 33rdout of 88 runners in the 5K run in a time of 23:14.34. This was over a minute faster than what she had run in the first meet of the season.

The Heart honor is the first for Zurek and is the first for a Peru State runner in over five years.

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