Oakland University
Thursday, October 22, 2009

English Faculty Run the Detroit Marathon

For the fifth year in a row, English department faculty members competed in the Detroit Marathon relay. This year's team, known as "Eard Stapan," was comprised of Professors Kevin Grimm, Kevin Laam, Susan Beckwith, Andrea Knutson, and captain Brian Connery. The team shattered the four hour barrier, clocking in at 3:39:40. Overall, the team placed seventh of 24 teams competing in the University division, eightieth overall in the relays out of 631 teams.

For more information and pics, visit the Eard Stapan Facebook page. Way to go team!

From left: Kevin Laam, Brian Connery, Andrea Knutson, and Kevin Grimm at the 2009 Detroit Marathon.

Created by Jeff Insko (insko@oakland.edu) on Thursday, October 22, 2009
Modified by Jeff Insko (insko@oakland.edu) on Thursday, October 22, 2009
Article Start Date: Thursday, October 22, 2009