The Daily Illini

For Illini cross-country’s Bobart, running opens doors

Valerie Bobart(252) keeping her cool at the Illini Challenge 2015 at the Arboretum on September 4.

By Mike Gasick

September 30, 2015

Whether it be a new food item, school club or sport, college students have been accustomed to hearing the phrase, “It’s always good to try new things,” from parents, teachers and friends.For Illinois women’s cross-country junior Valerie Bobart, running opened up a wealth of opportunities and suc...