White River runners Joel Slominski, Ronnie Riggs, Hannah and Grant Swettenam and Claire Lowe competed Nov. 26 in the Seattle Half-Marathon. Photo by Mark Slominski

White River runners Joel Slominski, Ronnie Riggs, Hannah and Grant Swettenam and Claire Lowe competed Nov. 26 in the Seattle Half-Marathon. Photo by Mark Slominski

Hornet runners compete in Seattle Half-Marathon

Five area athletes, all members of the White River High School cross country program, ventured north Nov. 26 to run the Seattle Half-Marathon.

Five area athletes, all members of the White River High School cross country program, ventured north Nov. 26 to run the Seattle Half-Marathon.

Competing were Joel Slominski, Ronnie Riggs, Hannah Swettenam, Grant Swettenam and Claire Lowe.

Slominski, a 17-year-old junior at White River, was the top runner from the Plateau, finishing 23rd overall – in a field of 3,243 runners – with a time of 1 hour, 25 minutes and 2 seconds. He was fifth in his age group, which included male runners up to 19 years old.

The runners braved a mix of rain, wind and hills to race through city streets and finish at Seattle Center.

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