Hairston Overcomes Stumble to Star for Hawkeyes

May 12, 2011

IOWA CITY, Iowa — As a top-flight middle distance runner for the Iowa Hawkeyes, Adam Hairston knows it’s a steady pace over the long haul that wins races. Life’s like that, too.

A misstep along the way doesn’t have to mean defeat.

The fifth-year senior from Cedar Rapids Kennedy will be among the favorites in the 800-meter run at the Big Ten Track and Field Championships which run Friday through Sunday at the Francis X. Cretzmeyer Track in Iowa City. His goal is to qualify for the regionals and then the nationals as he did as a junior.

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