Lauren Forgues (currently in 4th) contniued to keep the 2nd pack close enough to pounce if an opportunity arose.
The expression on Logan's face gave the appearance that she might be the day's first casualty.
In contrast, Michta just kept looking forward, perhaps to a ticket to London.
Walking in a line, 4th through 7th marched as they lay in wait.
And then it happened, Teresa Vail dropped out with hamstring issues less than a half an hour from the start.
Kudos to the lap counters, unsung heros that keep the walkers from walking more than they have to and importantly not less than they should.
6400 meters into the race Gray was pushing as she and Michta lapped Katie Burnett.
The women's 20K story continues...