#TBT: Kate Murphy Sets 1K National Junior Record At Ocean Breeze Freedom Games


Kate Murphy held the national junior class record in the 1K for exactly 27 days last year. The then-junior at Lake Braddock High School ran 2:45.36 to open her season at the Ocean Breeze Freedom Games last January, No. 2 all-time in the event behind only fellow Virginian Sarah Brown, neĆ© Bowman

A month later, Sammy Watson would break Murphy's junior class record with her own No. 2 all-time mark of 2:45.32. 

Murphy and Watson will face off in the 1K at the VA Showcase next weekend. But first, Murphy will return to the Ocean Breeze Freedom Games for a fast 3K -- where she could possibly challenge Mary Cain's national indoor record of 9:04.51.





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