Mekonen, Place grab top spots at Crazy 8s 8k race

KINGSPORT, TN- Ethiopia’s Teshome Mekonen, who finished third a year ago, captured the overall win at the Crazy 8s 8k race in Kingsport Saturday in a time of 22 minutes, 41 seconds.

Bristol’s Stephanie Place was the first woman to cross the line, finishing in a time of  28 minutes, 20 seconds.

Johnson City’s Collin Jarvis was the top local athlete overall, finishing in 21st.

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