Both races were close as Kenya's Emmanuel Kipsang (27:22) and 2011 world junior XC silver medallist Genet Yalew (30:58) finished as near runner-ups.
Steepler Jarius Birech was 4th (28:58) and NZ's Zane Robertson 5th (28:59) with Olympic 5000 bronze winner Thomas Longosiwa back in 7th (29:25). World XC bronze medalist Netsanet Gudeta won the women's 5K (15:57) over Janet Kisa (16:02) and World Champs 4th placer Viola Kibiwot (16:02). *Full Results
The world xc bronze medallist - Netsanet Gudeta of Ethiopia - took 32 seconds off the women's course record by running 67:30. *Discuss
Ethiopia won the team title as the US women led by Netsanet Gudeta, Sara Hallin 20th were 7th.