Your top 10 finishers at yesterday’s USA 10 Mile National Championships in Minneapolis. Ian, Martin, and Jonathan the three top 10 athletes born in the United States. Numbers 1-6 Kenyan athletes that joined the US Army’s World Class Athlete Program. Soldiers. Laying lives on the line for their country.
What say you?
1. Leonard Korir- 47:33
2. Shadrack Kipchirchir- 47:33
3. Emmanuel Bor- 47:39
4. Haron Lagat- 47:40
5. Elkanah Kibet- 47:41
6. Abbabiya Simbassa- 47:45
7. Ian La Mere- 47:48*
8. Martin Hehir- 47:50*
9. Jonathan Grey- 47:54*
10. Futsum Zienasellaissie- 48:23
25. Brogan Austin- 49:41 -Iowa Ablaze
35. Zach Baker- 51:06- Iowa Ablaze
38. Johnny Rutford- 52:18- LRC Racing
Louisville Cross Country Classic 8K (Louisville,KY)
Wisconsin finished 8th overall, seemingly no big deal. Here’s the big deal- led by sophomore Oliver Hoare (8th- 23:40), senior Joe Hardy (21st- 23:57), freshman Seth Hirsch (61st- 24:43), freshman Finn Gessner (66th- 24:47) and freshman Tanner Wagner (85th- 24:58). Look out 2018!
Congratulations to Anne Shadle. Inducted into the Nebraska High School Hall of Fame and so deserved.
The Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Run and Market to Market also this past weekend.