BORN TO RUN
t 12, San Marcos, California, native Sean Caster beat his runner-father Kevin in a 5K. At 17, he followed in the footsteps of grandfather Darol by qualifying for and then running in the Boston Marathon. Today a cross-country runner for UC Riverside — he transferred as a sophomore from San Francisco State — he believes the team has what it takes to win the Big West Conference next year. Though he’s a rising senior, Caster has three seasons of eligibility remaining, and hopes to attend graduate school at UCR.
- 1500 meters: 3:51
- 5K: 14:38
- 10K: 30:39
- Placed eighth in the 10K at Big West 2022
- Placed ninth in the 1500 meters at Big West 2022
It was pretty amazing,” Caster said of running the Boston Marathon. “I didn’t realize until I ran it what a big deal it is. There are people cheering along the entire course route.”
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