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Tepe Races into McKendree Bearcats’ Record Book

Okawville graduate and current McKendree Bearcat runner Madelyn Tepe was part of a record-setting relay team.

Tepe and her teammates set the McKendree record in the distance medley with a time of 12:02. That time is the 20th best in the nation in NCAA Division II.

The distance medley relay is composed of four legs of different distances. Tepe ran the first leg, which was 1,200 meters, and other competitors ran legs are 400, 800 and 1,600 meters.

Tepe, a 2018 graduate of Okawville High School, is the daughter of Matt and Val Tepe of Venedy.

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