Orndorf places 5th in Indianapolis marathon


Former Bellefontaine and Grand Valley State distance star Nate Orndorf continues to excel.

Nate recently competed in the Monumental Marathon in Indianapolis.

He placed 5th out of about 18,000 runners, finishing the race in 2:21:53, averaging 5:25 per mile.

Back in September, Nate finished 3rd in the First Energy Akron Half Marathon in a time of 1:07:32.

In August, Nate finished his Ph.D. in Polymer Science at Akron University. Since then, he has been employed at Bridgestone in Akron as a Senior Materials Scientist.

Orndorf graduated from BHS in 2012 and Grand Valley State in 2017.