LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Holy Cross sophomore cross country runner Dylan Villescas (Las Cruces, N.M.) won the second annual Las Cruces Half Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 27. The half marathon took place at the Field of Dreams in Las Cruces, N.M. Villescas completed the 13.1-mile course in a time of 1:11.42. This was the first time Villescas won the annual event.
Approximately 350 runners took part in this year's event. The women's winner was Dorota Gruca, an Olympian in the 2008 Beijing games, who finished with a time of 1:24.
Villescas, a distance runner, will compete for the track & field team this winter.