Lesnet selected as October Athlete of the Month

Malachi Lesnet, 8, of Westfield has been named the USATF Indiana Athlete of the Month for October 2016.
Lesnet, who competes for the Body in Training Track Club, was undefeated in the four Hoosier Cross Country Grand Prix events that he competed in during October.  Competing in the 8 & under division, Lesnet started his winning streak on October 9 at the Shelbyville Classic running 7:56 to win by 1:23 over the 2 km course.  The following week at the Columbus Classic he won by a margin of 12 seconds with a time of 8:18.  Win number 3 came at the Noblesville Classic as he ran 8:21 and was 14 seconds clear of the field.  He ended the month winning the West Lafayette Classic by 50 seconds in a time of 7:49 . 

note: on November 12 Lesnet won the Indiana Junior Olympic Championships in a time of 7:55 on the Shelbyville course.

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