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RRCA Roads Scholar Wins USA XC Championships
(Colorado Springs, CO) - Amy Van Alstine, a 2013 RRCA Roads Scholar captured Saturday’s US Cross Country Championship in Boulder, CO, with a time of 27:35 on the 8,000-meter course. Fellow 2013 RRCA Roads Scholar Mattie Suver finished third with a time of 28:01, and first among her her American Distance Project athletes, four of whom finished in the top ten. Meghan Peyton, a 2011 RRCA Roads Scholar finished seventh. On the men’s side, 2011 RRCA Roads Scholar Bobby Mack III finished third, while 2010 RRCA Roads Scholar Patrick Smyth finished seventh.
Adidas/BRC teammates Alisha Williams and Rochelle Kanuho finished 5th and 6th, respectively, over the muddy 8,000-meter course ensuring the team title for adidas/BRC. In the men’s 12k, Joe Gray (Scott Sports) rallied for 4th-place, while steeple ace Hillary Bor (U.S. Army) finished 17th in his first race as a U.S. citizen.
Suver picked up $2000 for her efforts while Gray earned $1,500 in prize money with Williams and Kanuho earning $900 and $700, respectively.
1. Amy Van Alstine adidas / Northern Arizona Elite Flagstaff AZ 27:35
2. Jennifer Simpson New Balance Boulder CO 27:57
3. Mattie Suver adidas / Boulder Running Company Colorado Springs CO 28:01
4. Kellyn Johnson adidas / Northern Arizona Elite Flagstaff AZ 28:13
5. Alisha Williams adidas / Boulder Running Company Colorado Spgs CO 28:19
6. Rochelle Kanuho adidas / Boulder Running Company Colorado Springs CO 28:23
7. Meghan Peyton Saucony / Team USA Minnesota Richfield MN 28:27
8. Alia Gray Brooks / HTS Elite Boulder CO 28:38
9. Kara Lubieniecki HTS Elite Lakewood CO 28:49
10. Alexa Rogers Littleton CO 28:52
1. Chris Derrick Nike Naperville IL 36:14
2. Luke Puskedra Nike Eugene OR 36:39
3. Bobby Mack III Reebok Raleigh NC 36:43
4. Joseph Gray Club Northwest (Scott Sports) Colorado Springs, CO 36:58
5. Sean Quigley Boulder Track Club Lafayette CO 37:02
6. Brent Vaughn Boulder, CO 37:08
7. Patrick Smyth Nike Salt Lake City UT 37:13
8. Jacob Riley Hansons-Brooks Distance Project Rochester MI 37:18
9. Chris Barnicle Mammoth Lakes CA 37:19
10. Joe Moore Manhattan KS 37:36