NEWS | October 03, 2018

Dunham Runner John Walker McDonald Growing, Along With His Potential

Dunham Runner John Walker McDonald Is Growing, Along With His Potential 

By Robin Fambrough, The Advocate

Sometimes, it's easy to spot an up-and-coming standout.

It might be the biggest or fastest kid on a football field. Or maybe the best shooter on the basketball court.

There's no perfect measure for other sports, but Dunham's John Walker McDonald just might fill the role in cross country.

The freshman is 5-foot-10, three inches taller than last year. Though he one victory under his belt, McDonald is a work in progress. He faces his stiffest competition yet at the 43rd Catholic High Invitational on Saturday at Highland Road Park.

“I've always liked to run,” said McDonald, who turns 15 on Wednesday. “I used to run around the house … outside and inside the house when I was little.”

McDonald remembers his first race, a one-mile fun run before a local road race. He was a 7, and he has been running ever since... 

Read complete story by Robin Fambrough at JohnWalkerRuns

(2018 photos by MadelineVezain.com)