2014 .US National 12K

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Alexandria, VA
November 16, 2014

NAU's Brian Shrader Talks About Surprise Win At The .US 12K Championships, Living His Whole Life At Altitude And Possibly Having To Turn Down $20,000 In Prize Money

We catch up with the NAU senior who's raised himself to a completely different level this fall, going from a collegian who hasn't made an NCAA outdoor meet to a US champion and American record holder. He also says he's undecided about taking his $20k prize money and turning pro or finishing out his NCAA career (he has indoor & outdoor left).

2014 .US 12K Champs: Molly Huddle Dominates And Picks UP $45,000 as NAU Collegian Brian Shrader Wins Men's Crown

Huddle won with the a comfortable 13-second lead over Emily Sisson while NAU All-American Shrader won in a sprint finish with Diego Estrada and Aaron Braun. Huddle and Christo Landry finish the year as the overall USARC series winners.
*MB: What can you tell me about Brian Shrader? Just won US 12K Champs.

Flash Results And Recap From .US 12K Champs: Molly Huddle Dominates As Unknown Brian Shrader Wins Men's Race

Huddle won with the a comfortable 13-second lead over Emily Sisson while NAU All-American Shrader won in a sprint finish with Diego Estrada and Aaron Braun. Huddle and Christo Landry finish the year as the overall USARC series winners.
*MB: What can you tell me about Brian Shrader? Just won US 12K Champs.

Highlights From 2014 .US National 12K Pre-Race Press Conference With Molly Huddle, Sara Hall, Aaron Braun And Christo Landry

They talk about the improtance of the USA Road Circuit prize money in supporting developing elites, the 12K distance and Huddle and Landry going for history by winning 4 US titles in one year.

RRW: USA Road Circuit Title Within Reach For Sara Hall At .US 12-K Championships

Hall is the overall leader despite never winning a USARC race this year, but only 2-points ahead of Molly Huddle and Brianne Nelson.

Loaded Elite Fields Released For November 16th .US National 12K Championships: Molly Huddle And Aaron Braun Return To Defend Their Titles

Braun faces a slew of elites including Ben True, Christo Landry, Diego Estrada, Girma Mecheso and Sean Quigley. Huddle will face Kim Conley, Sara Hall, Janet Bawcom and more.

Race course announced for 2014 .US National 12K in Alexandria, VA on 11/16

Defending Champs Molly Huddle and Aaron Braun Return to .US National 12K Champs in November

$100,000 will be on the line.

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