Funk Selected as March Athlete of the Month

4/7/2016
 
Leandra Funk, 60, of West Lafayette has been named the USATF Indiana Athlete of the Month for March 2016.  
 
At the USATF Masters Indoor Championships held March 4-6 in Albuquerque, New Mexico Funk won the 400m and also visited the awards podium in the 60m and 200m.  In the 400m she ran 1:12:70 to win by 3.17 seconds over Coreen Steinbach of New York. Her age graded score was 87.77% (scores between 80-90% are considered to be national class with scores over 90% considered world class).    race video

In the 200m Funk finished second running 32.35 (87.49% age graded score).  She finished just .13 seconds behind Loretta Woodward of Georgia.  race video

In the 60m she finished third in 9.94 (88.88% age graded score).  Woodward won in 9.50 with Linda Cohn of California just ahead of Funk in 9.64.