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July 23, 2014
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Local runners set world standards

Three members of the local Trkac running team traveled to Hayward for the seventh annual Pride Track and Field meet, and when the dust settled they all came home with first place medals and two had set world standards.

Inka Mims was nothing short of amazing with three first place finishes in her age group (50-54). Mims took first in the 800-meter race with a time of 2 minutes, 47.2 seconds. She also won the mile race with a time of 5:55.9, and the 5,000 meter race with a time of 19:49.6. Mims’ time in the mile run ranks her No. 1 in her age group in the world, according to

Nevada Union track and field coach Herve Pastre also had a strong day at the track with a first place finish in the mens (65-69) 800 with a time of 2:28.7. Pastre’s finish in the 800 is the fastest in his age group in the world.

Angela Heung also impressed with two age group (40-44) wins, one coming in the 5,000 with a time of 25:28.5, and another in the mile with a time of 7:45.5. Heung’s time in the 5,000 ranks her No. 10 in her age group in the world.

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