INDIANAPOLIS - Chris Derrick (Portland, Ore.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning the USA Cross Country Championships 12 km race in 35:36.6 on Saturday in St. Louis.
ST. LOUIS – Shalane Flanagan used her superior strength to pull away from the rest of the women’s open field while Chris Derrick bested a loaded men’s open race as each claimed USA Cross Country titles Saturday at Forest Park.
2012 Olympians Shalane Flanagan, Matt Tegenkamp, Dathan Ritzenhein and Kim Conley will be a part of loaded senior fields Saturday when Forest Park in St. Louis plays host to the USA Cross Country Championships.
(Photo:Bobby Mack at 2012 USA XC Champs ) INDIANAPOLIS - Bobby Mack (Raleigh, N.C.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning the senior men’s 8 km in 24:27 at the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country race on Jan. 5.
Fionnuala Britton and Ayad Lamdassem will defend their individual titles in the annual international match between Britain, Team Europe and the United States in the New Year at the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country, an IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting.