Former Spirit Lake Athletes Compete In Atlanta
Former Spirit Lake athletes, Will Norris and Alec Baldwin, competed at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Atlanta on Saturday February 29th. Will says it was fantastic to compete on the highest level.
Alec is a 2011 graduate of Spirit Lake High School while Will graduated in 2013. Both athletes competed in Atlanta during the trials. Will finished in 42nd place with a time of 2:17.57. Alec finished in 124th place with a time of 2:28.03. The winner had a time of 2:09.20. It was still a great experience to have two athletes compete from Spirit Lake.
The top 6 qualified for the Olympics which will now be held July 23rd - August 8th of 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.