C-A track standout Muex wins national title at 400 meters

Terrence Muex

Terrence Muex

FLINT TWP. — Former Carman- Ainsworth sprinter Terrence Muex has joined the ranks of national champion runners from the mid-Michigan area.

Muex, who graduated from Carman- Ainsworth this spring, captured the 2021 National Championship in the 400-meter dash at the Outdoor Nationals, which was held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., from June 30 to July 3. Muex won the race with a time of 46.13.

Muex’s national title followed his victory in the Division 1 400-meter race at the MHSAA Finals last month. Muex set a school record and a MHSAA record in the 400-meter event with a time of 46.52. He also finished third in the 200-meter dash and ran on Carman-Ainsworth’s 800-meter relay team, which finished 11th.

Muex has signed to run for Michigan State University. — B.G.