Army Spec. Leonard Korir of Fort Carson, Colo. defended his title at the Armed Forces Cross Country Title
Army Spec. Leonard Korir of Fort Carson, Colo. defended his title at the Armed Forces Cross Country 10k Championship on 3 Feb. in Tallahassee, Fla., and led the Army team to its sixth consecutive title. Korir, from the World Class Athlete Program, blazed to victory in and the race was held in conjunction with the USA Track and Field Cross Country National Championship. Korir said he used his resiliency and determination to win as this was one of the best cross-country fields ever assembled. Army teammates Haron Lagat, the 2017 Army 10-mile champion claimed the Armed Forces silver medal, and Augustus Maiyo, the 2016 Army 10-mile champion, took home the bronze medal.