Harper McClain Makes World Under 20 Finals

Former St. Helena star Harper McClain ran a smart heat race and qualified for the finals of the 3000 meter Steeplechase today (8/1/22) at the World Athletics U20 Championships Cali 22 in Colombia.
Running in heat 2 McClain let the leaders pull away early on to past six runners over the course of the race to qualify for the finals in 7th at 10:37.05.
You will see Harper come back from running in last place at about 1:30 into the race to move up to qualify for the final.

Harper McClain at the starting line, 5th from the right.

Here is the video of McClain’s heat which starts at 13:20 of video.
Heat results

McClain will run in the final on August 4th.