The race had more than 90 participants. The race is a fundraiser for the cross-country teams.
Garrard, a former All-American for the the Braves won the 3.1-kilometer race in 15 minutes, 24 seconds. OU men’s runners Jeo Mendez was second at 15:57 and Carl Carlson, third, 16:50.
The women’s winner was two-time NAIA National Championship qualifier Chelsea Fullerton. She finished with a time of 20:00. Freshman Hannah Jaloma was the second at 20:25. Freshman Jordan Calderwood was the third at 20:32.
Ottawa competes Sept. 20 in Des Moines, Iowa, at the Grand View meet.