Cross Country News and Highlights

Army wins men’s cross country championship, Marine marathoner takes gold for women
Army Cpl. Anthony Rotich salutes just before crossing the finish line to win the Armed Forces Cross Country Championship, run in conjunction with the USA Track and Field senior men 10K race at Mission Bay Park, San Diego, Calif., Jan. 18, 2020. Rotich took gold for both with a time of 30:36.
Jan. 23, 2020 - SAN DIEGO – Army men swept gold though bronze in both the Armed Forces Cross Country Championship and USA Track and Field men’s 10K race, run concurrently Jan. 18 at Mission Bay Park.

Bor brothers lead Army to Cross Country championship
From left, Army Sgt. Hillary Bor, Army Sgt. Leonard Korir, and Army Sgt. Emmanuel Bor stand on an awards stage with their medals after placing the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th in the USA Track and Field Cross Country Championship in Tallahassee, Fl. Feb. 2, 2019. The sergeants finished 1st, 2nd, and 3rd  in the 2019 Armed Forces Cross Country Championship which ran simultaneously with the USATF event. DoD photo by EJ Hersom
Feb. 4, 2019 - Sgt. Emmanuel Bor led the Army men’s team to gold in the Armed Forces Cross Country Championship Feb. 2 and said he was motivated by running with his younger brother and Olympian, Staff Sgt. Hillary Bor, who finished third.

Army wins 2018 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.
Feb. 6, 2018 - Army Spec. Leonard Korir of Fort Carson, Colo. defended his title at the Armed Forces Cross Country 10k Championship on 3 Feb. and led the Army team to its sixth consecutive title. The race was held in conjunction with the USA Track and Field Cross Country National Championship, and Korir out-dueled two-time Olympic medalist Galen Rupp for top honors.

Army dominates 2016 Armed Forces Cross Country Championships
All-Army team photo.  The 2016 Armed Forces Cross Country Championship was held in conjunction with the USA Track and Field National Championship in Bend, Ore.  Army Men and Women teams swept the team competitions.  Army Men captured their third straight title with the Women repeating their 2015 performance.  Photo by Tom Higgins, Army Sports
Feb. 13, 2016 - Three Soldiers and a Navy lieutenant are among the top 10 runners in America with Army taking the men’s and women’s team titles in the 2016 Armed Forces Cross Country Championships on Feb. 6 at Rivers Edge Golf Course.

Soldiers dominate Armed Forces Cross Country
Army women take gold in the 2015 Armed Forces Cross Country Championship held conducted in conjunction with the USA Track and Field Winter National Cross Country Championship in Boulder, Colo. on Feb. 7.

Army team members:  Spc. Caroline Jepleting, Landstuhl, Germany; Pfc. Susan Tanui, Fort Riley, Kan.; 1st Lt. Clelsea Prahl, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.; Maj. Emily Potter, Fort Bragg, N.C.; Capt. Meghan Curran, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.; Capt. Ashley Hall, Fort Benning, Ga.
Feb. 10, 2015 - BOULDER, Colorado (Feb. 9. 2015) -- The All-Army men swept the top six spots and the women claimed four of their top six positions as the black and gold dominated the 2015 Armed Forces Cross Country Championships on Feb. 7 at Flatirons Golf Course.