400M - 51s
800M - 2:01s
1M - 4:42
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ATHLETE - TRACK & FIELD VARSITY TEAM
5K - 17:45
10Mile - 1:08:08
Half Marathon - 1:48:31
The Blue Cross Broad Street Run, which has taken place in Philadelphia on the first Sunday in May since the early 1980s, is the largest (40,000+ runners) 10-mile road race in the United States.
2022 - 1:08:33
2021 - 1:15:56
2020 - 1:23:41
2019 - 1:16:42
2018 - 1:29:00
2017 - 1:18:19
IN THE NEWS
Downingtown East student earns 2021 Gold President’s Volunteer Service Award
DOWNINGTOWN — Karthik Murugan, a sophomore at Downingtown East High School recently received Gold President’s Volunteer Service Award for the year 2021 from the White House for his 100-plus hours of volunteering in coaching chess to children in the local community.
Chester County teen publishes book 'Legal Attack' to guide Chess Players.
CHESTER SPRINGS, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Karthik Murugan is a ninth-grader at Downington East High School who recently became a published author of the book "Legal Attack: Chess an Intellectual Board War."
This Chester County whiz kid has just published a how-to guide to chess
CHESTER SPRINGS, Pennsylvania --
Murugan is a two-time Greater Mid-Atlantic Elementary Champion and a two-time Pennsylvania State Scholastic Bughouse Champion (bughouse is a chess variant played on two chessboards by four players in teams of two). He also won the 2017 U.S. Open National Elementary Chess Championship.
Teen chess champion writes book on the games strategies and tactics
At 15, Karthik Murugan is already a chess champion. He's a two-time Greater Mid-Atlantic Elementary Champion, a two-time Pennsylvania State Scholastic Bughouse Champion and the winner of the 2017 U.S. Open National Elementary Chess Championship.
DAILY LOCAL NEWS
Downingtown sixth-grader wins national chess title.
KNORFOLK, VA. >> Karthik Murugan, a student going into sixth grade at Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center in the Downingtown Area School District, won the National Elementary Championship title in the 118th Annual U.S. Open Chess Championship in Norfolk, Virginia.
DAILY LOCAL NEWS
Area fifth grader wins chess championship for Mid-Atlantic area.
Karthik Murugan, a fifth grader at Pickering Valley Elementary School in the Downingtown Area School District, won a section championship in the ninth annual Greater Mid-Atlantic Scholastic Chess Championships in Baltimore, Maryland
GREAT BOOK FOR
IT WAS RANKED #6 CHESS BOOK IN AMAZON