National cross-country champion Leonard Korir and two-time world champion Bernard Lagat will lead the US team at the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 on 24 March.
The senior men’s 10km at the US Cross Country Championships in Tallahassee, Florida, on Saturday (3) featured a loaded field including Olympic medallists Galen Rupp and Evan Jager, but reigning champion Leonard Korir still managed to retain his title.
The United States will send 28 athletes to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 on 26 March.
In stark contrast to the conditions which will await the athletes at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 next month, Leonard Korir maintained his unbeaten start to 2017 at the USATF Cross Country Championships in Bend, Oregon on Saturday (4).
Late breaks led to first-time wins for Kenya’s Dominic Ondoro and Ethiopia’s Meskerem Assefa at the Chevron Houston Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (15).
USA’s Leonard Korir took a surprise victory at the Great Edinburgh International XCountry on Saturday (7), out-sprinting Britain’s Callum Hawkins just metres before the finish line.