UPDATE: Delano coach, teacher places 77th in Boston Marathon

BOSTON, MA – With a time of 2:36:55, Delano High School cross country and track coach Jackson Lindquist, who also teaches third grade at Delano Elementary School, finished 77th overall out of nearly 26,000 finishers from 94 countries at the Boston Marathon Monday.

Jackson Lindquist

Jackson Lindquist

Lindquist’s time was about 25 minutes behind the 2:10:46 time put up by overall winner Yuki Kawauchi, and nearly 3 minutes faster than the 2:39:54 put up by Desiree Linden, the fastest woman in the race.

Lindquist averaged 5:59 per mile.

We suspected this was the case, but now we have proof,” a post on the Delano Public Schools Facebook page said. ” . . . Congratulations on a great run, Mr. Lindquist!” 

See more in Friday’s edition of the Delano Herald Journal.


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