ETS Alumni John Whelan Competes at Mt. SAC Distance Carnival

John Whelan, an alumni from our Siskiyou County Educational Talent Search program, competed at the Mt. SAC Relays Distance Carnival. We are so proud of our alumni! Read the full article below.



WALNUT, Calif. — A pair of Washington State men ran to lifetime-best times Thursday night at the 57th Annual Mt. SAC Relays Distance Carnival in Walnut, Calif.


It was a memorable night for senior Forrest Shaffer (Petaluma, Calif.), as he broke through the nine-minute barrier for the steeplechase. Shaffer ran a PR time of 8 minutes 59.85 seconds in the men’s Collegiate/Open 3000m steeplechase for ninth place in his section.


John Whelan (sophomore, Etna, Calif.) took fourth place in the men’s 10,000m Invitational section B with a PR time of 29:43.41.


The competition continues for the Cougars Friday and Saturday at the Mt. SAC Relays.

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