Tritons host national half marathon event

Tritons host national half marathon event

Fresh off hosting the NJCAA Cross Country Championships, Iowa Central will complete the fall season by welcoming in teams for the NJCAA Half Marathon Classic.

The event dates back to 1959 as this marks the third time Iowa Central has played hosted.  

The Triton men last won it in 2017 when they also hosted the meet and in 2015 when it was in Fort Dodge. A third title was captured in 2014 in Lubbock, Texas. 

Over the weekend, Iowa Central claimed the men's cross country championship. 

The women's meet goes back to 1976 and the Tritons have claimed each of the past three titles. They also have crowned four individual champions since 2013. 

Overall, Iowa Central has 14 Top-10 finishes and seven national titles.