Led by Laura Thweatt The American Women Have a Great Shot at Another World XC Medal
We look at the USA women's chances (very good with much of Europe giving up) and have interviews with Sarah Hall and Jen Rhines in China.
Weekend Road Preview: Ryan & Sara Hall Tackle the LA Marathon; Meb, Ritz & Huddle at the NYC Half; Plus the U.S. 15K Champs with True, Vail and The US Women's XC Team
One of the busiest racing weekends of the year sees Ben True go for a three-peat at the 15K Champs while USA XC Laura Thweatt leads the women's field. In NYC, Molly Huddle faces Desiree Linden plus Sally Kipyego; Meb, Ritz and Teg take on Stephen Sambu and Juan Luis Barrios. Plus Jared Ward and the Halls run USA Marathon Champs as part of the LA Marathon on Sunday.
Laura Thweatt Dominates At 2015 USA Cross Country Championships
Neely Spence and Sara Hall tried to stay close but Thweatt was way too good.
2015 USA XC Championships Women's Preview: With Big Names Absent, Title is There For The Taking
With Abbey D'Agostino out due to injury, the biggest name in the field is 2012 champ Sara Hall. Katie Mackey and Laura Thweatt, #3 and #4, respectively, on the U.S. list at 5,000 last year have good shots to make the team; U.S. Half Marathon Champs runner-up Brianne Nelson (70:16) will also run.
Christo Landry Ties American Record To Win At USA 25K Championships; Kellyn Johnson Gets Women's Title
Samson Gebreyohannes Gezaha won the overall race in 1:14:08 as US 10-Mile champ Landry ran 1:14:18 to tie Mo Trafeh's AR and take 2nd overall. Shadrack Biwott was 3rd overall (2nd American) in 1:14:31. Chris Solinsky was 3rd American and 5th overall (1:16:44). Northern Arizona Elite's Johnson won in 1:25:26 over Dot McMahan and Mattie Suver.
*Men's Video Highlights
*Women's Video Highlights