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Team USA finishes fifth at International Chiba Ekiden

USATF Press Release
November 24, 2009

 

INDIANAPOLIS - After finishing eighth at last year's event, Team USA took fifth-place at the 2009 International Chiba Ekiden Monday in Chiba, Japan, finishing in 2:09:42.  Host team Japan won the event in 2:05:58.  The format of the 21st annual race featured mixed teams of men and women running six alternating legs totaling 42.195 km. 

 

Jordan Horn (Flagstaff, Ariz.) led off with the opening 5 km leg, running 13:53, putting Team USA in eighth.  Meghan Armstrong (Minneapolis, Minn.) ran the second 5 km leg in 16:18, moving the U.S. up to seventh. Ian Burrell (Flagstaff, Ariz.) then took the sash to cover the 10 km third leg in 29:14, moving the team up to fourth-place.  Team USA held steady in fourth place as Lindsey Allen (Flagstaff, Ariz.), ran the 5 km fourth leg in 16:28.  On the fifth leg, Andrew Carlson (Flagstaff, Ariz.) turned in a 29:20 10 km, to maintain the team's position as he turned the sash over to Jennifer Donovan (Boston, Mass.) where she ran 24:29 for the final 7.195 km leg.    

About USA Track & Field
 
USA Track & Field (USATF) is the National Governing Body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, some of the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States.
 
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