Mary Cain just rewrote the history books, running a stunning 9:38.68 for 2 miles to finish 3rd only behind a world record holder (Tirunesh Dibaba) and a Canadian star (Sheila Reid)!! Hard to beleive she is only 16 years old! Much more inside! (Photo by NewtonSports)
An incredibly deep field is assembled for the United States XC Championships. The field boasts a handful of NCAA Qualifers, All-Americans from both NXN and Foot Locker, and the ACC Freshman of the year. With so many names, here are some of the top runners to look out for this weekend. The field is competing for the coveted spots on the United State XC Team for the IAAF World Championships in Poland.
Bailey Roth will be among those stepping to the line in St. Louis's Forest Park for the junior men's USA Cross Country Championships race on Saturday. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Updates from the action today at the USA XC Championships in St. Louis.
The junior mens race will be loaded with talent. Numerous Foot Locker and NXN Qualifiers and many sub-9 3200m runners will be racing each other this Saturday for a spot to run at the IAAF World Cross Country Championship in Bydgoszcz Poland.
With the USA XC Championships just a week away, many top athletes are getting prepared for the race in Forest Park. Lee's Summit graduate and two-time Olympian, Matt Tegenkamp, will be returning to Missouri for the race.
Malachy Schrobilgen had a chance to run the Forest Park Central Fields course the day before the USA Cross Country Championships in St. Louis. He got a good feel for the course and where the harder parts would be.
Less than a week after finishing second in the 3000 meters at the Jimmy Carnes Indoor Youth Meet, Hagerty senior Bryce Seymour will embark on a trip to St. Louis, Missouri for the USA Cross County Championships.
Three of the state of Washington's brightest young stars headed east to St. Louis Missouri for the 2013 USA Cross Country Championships and two finished in the top six earning a spot at the IAAF World Championships in Poland.
Big Saturday of action for Kentucky.
On a chilly morning in St. Louis, Sydney Scott finished sixth in the Junior Womens 6K to claim on berth on the USA Junior Women World XC team. Photo by Andrew Everett.
Jacob Riley will be one of at least seven entries representing New Mexico at Saturday's USA Cross Country Championships in St. Louis, Missouri. Photo by Alan Versaw.
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