Olympic Medalist to Visit Northland Schools

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Olympic Medalist to Visit Northland Schools

April 18, 2013 Updated Apr 18, 2013 at 5:31 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Olympian and World Cross Country champion Lynn Jennings will be the featured guest at the Essentia Health Fit-n-Fun Middle School Assemblies on Wednesday, April 24.

Jennings, a 1992 Olympic bronze medalist, will also give presentations to Lincoln Park Middle School students and at Superior Middle School. Jennings held the American record for the 10,000 meters until 2002 and currently holds the American 10K record of 31:06 in 1990.

A Harvard, Mass. native, Jennings was also a three-time World Cross Country champion and a two-time medalist at the World Indoor Championships in the 3,000 meters.

Posted by Sarah Wheeler