Along with the squash, hockey, and track teams, two Harvard distance runners helped to make last week-end one of the most successful athletic ventures of the winter season. In Washington D.C. Erich Segal's 12th place finish in a nationwide marathon won him a National A.A.U. medal. Segal is a teaching fellow in general education.
Running through mixed rain and snow, freshman ace Walt Hewlett covered 26 miles in 2 hours and 53 minutes to finish eighth in New York's annual Cherry Tree Marathon on Sunday. Hewlett was the Ivy League's freshman Big Three Champion in cross country competition last fall.