Stephen Sambu And Mary Wacera Win Cherry Blossom 10 Mile
Sambu finished 8-seconds ahead of runner-up Jacob Riley and other top Americans included Girma Mecheso (5th), Jared Ward (10th) and Luke Puskedra (12th). For the women, Wacera was given the same time as runner-up Cynthia Limo while Wichita State alum Aliphine Tuliamuk-Bolton was a distant 3rd. Serena Burla was the top American in 6th while Megan Goethals and Juliet Bottorff were 8th and 9th. Jen Rhines was the top master in 16th.
*MB: Cherry Blossom 15K The course was short as it had to be changed at the last minute due to a car accident.
Entries For 2015 Stanford Invitational On April 3rd And April 4th: Edward Cheserek And Eric Jenkins In The 10,000
Stacked fields for every distance event. Also in the 10K field are Juan Luis Barrios, Futsum Zienasellassie, Fernando Cabada, Kemoy Campbell, Trevor Dunbar. More meet highlights include: Women's 10K: Shalane Flanagan, Dominque Scott, Kate Avery. Men's 1500: Lopez Lomong, German Fernandez, Stanley Kebenei, Andy Bayer (also listed in steeple). Women's 5000: Emma Bates, Juliet Bottorff, Tara Erdmann, Gabe Grunewald, Marielle Hall, Nelly Spence Gracey.
Canada's Rachel Hannah (16:37) And Iona Alum Mitch Goose (23:46) Win B.A.A. Mayor’s Cup XC Meet At Franklin Park
W 10K: Kim Conley Comes Back on Jordan Hasay, Wins First U.S. Title in Front of Hometown Fans
Hasay passed Conley with 230 meters to go but Conley fought back bravely and eventually pulled away for good with 50 to go, sending the crowd into a frenzy.
Boise State's Emma Bates Captures 2014 NCAA 10,000m Title After Great Stretch Battle With Elinor Kirk
The women's 10,000m was historically fast and it featured two lead changes in the final 100. Emma Bates and Elinor Kirk battled side-by-side for much of the final 100m, but Bates was too good in the end and got her first NCAA title. *Post-Race interviews With Emma Bates, Elinor Kirk, Julie Bottorff, Erin Finn, Elvin Kibet And Megan Curham
Women's Long Distance: Freshman Phenom Erin Finn Vs. 25-Year-Old Elinor Kirk In 10k; Can Abbey D'Agostino Close Out NCAA Career With Title #8?
Senior Abbey D is the heavy favorite for NCAA title #8 in the 5,000, but who will win the wide-open 10k? Does super frosh Erin Finn have a chance? Or will veterans Emma Bates, Elinor Kirk or 2012 champ Juliet Bottorff come through?