April 17, 2013
On April 17, people gathered to run to show solidarity with the Boston Marathon bombing victims. Among those who gathered in Aberdeen to "Run for Boston" were members of the NSU track and field teams: Front row, from left: Katie Burton, Whitney Kuyper, Nicole Arnold, Brittney Olfert, Jake Hemenway, Hannah Treinen, Nick Kranz, MaKayla Perryman, Brandon Krein, Nick Lindwurm and Hunter Kopff. Second row, from left: Leandra Schlecht, Mariah Nelson, Sami Smith, Gena Burley, Maria Franker, Nicolia Edwards, Theresa Knapp, Breann Jackson, Jill Schaefer, Megan Betz, Monte Meyerink and Jake Arechigo. Back row, from left: Luke Osowski, Gerardo Magana, Mark Gilkerson, Tyler Robel, Devon Olson, Fergus Gavin, Mikayla Barondeau, Lexy Teerink, Yvonne Freese, Kaitlyn Sturlaugson, Alex Webster, Brady Harr, Dillon Dahl, Taylor Rolf, Luke Hauert, Jon Evenson, Jon Bielawski, Eric Peterson, Ben Moen, Cody Hageman and Jayce Seelig.