ROTC cadets place high in Bataan Memorial Death March

Ten Colorado School of Mines cadets received high placements in the individual marathon, ROTC female heavy division, civilian male heavy team and civilian coed heavy team categories in the Bataan Memorial Death March. The 26.2-mile Bataan course took place March 23 in the high desert terrain of White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. The March honors heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II.

Congratulations to:

Colton Becker (3:25:17)
Placed 3rd out of 3354 racers
In the individual Marathon category

Rebecca Horn (7:52:05)
Kristen Smith (7:52:06)

Placed 6th and 7th out of 17 racers
In the ROTC Female Heavy Division*

Scott Baker, Luke Brown, Blake Cross, Zachary Doom and Julian Uy (6:53:53)
Placed 1st out of 11 teams in the Civilian Male Heavy Team Category*

Jared Loving, Jason Loving
On a team with AFDet 105, Addison Baker, Stephanie Sprecher, Adam Martelon (10:37:22)
Placed 6th in the Civilian Coed Heavy Team Category*
*Those entering the “Heavy” category must carry a minimum 35-pound pack.



Kathleen Morton, Communications Coordinator / 303-273-3088 /
Karen Gilbert, Director of Public Relations / 303-273-3541 /