Myles Richter named SEC Runner of the Week

Myles Richter named SEC Runner of the Week


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Myles Richter earned SEC men’s Runner of the Week honor following his runner-up performance at the Chile Pepper Festival. Richter produced the best 8k time of 23:33.5 in the league this past weekend.

In improving his best time on the Agri Park course by nearly a full minute, Richter generated his second fastest 8k, trailing only a 23:27.9 during the 2019 SEC Championships when he finished 18th overall and was the third best freshman in the field.

Arkansas men remained No. 8 in the national coaches’ poll this week following a fourth-place team finish in the Chile Pepper Festival.

The Razorbacks next race on Oct. 15 at the Pre-National Invitational hosted by Florida State in Tallahassee.

National Coaches’ Poll | Oct. 5, 2021

  1. Northern Arizona, 2. Notre Dame, 3. Stanford, 4. Oklahoma State, 5. BYU, 6. Iowa State, 7. Colorado, 8. Arkansas, 9. Oregon, 10. Furman, 11. Wisconsin, 12. Tulsa, 13. Washington, 14. Iona, 15. Michigan, 16. Butler, 17. Wake Forest, 18. North Carolina, 19. Gonzaga, 20. Florida State, 21. Southern Utah, 22. Alabama, 23. Villanova, 24. Texas, 25. Weber State, 26. Portland, 27. Syracuse, 28. Ole Miss, 29. Utah State, 30. tie, Air Force & Charlotte.

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