Funk Selected as March Athlete of the Month

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.