Cross Country News

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.

Navy Women win Armed Forces gold; Army Men repeat as Cross Country Champions
Navy LT Amanda Rice (Atsugi, Japan)- Left and Army 2LT Chelsea Prahl (JB Lewis McChord, WA) - Center placed first and third respectively in the 2014 Armed Forces Cross Country Championship held in conjunction with the USA Track and Field Cross Country National Championship on 15 February in Boulder, Colo.
Feb. 18, 2014 - (Boulder, Colo) – Navy Lieutenants Amanda Rice (Atsugi, Japan) and Gina Slaby (NAS Little Creek, VA) took individual Women’s Cross Country gold and silver respectively to lead the Navy Women’s Cross Country team to the top of the podium at the 2014 Armed Forces Cross Country Championship on 15 February in Boulder, Colo.

U.S. ARMED FORCES CROSS COUNTRY TEAM BATTLES COLD WEATHER AT CISM
Navy lieutenant Gina Slaby (Naval Base Norfolk, VA) competing in the 2013 CISM World Military Cross Country Championship in Apatin, Serbia on 16 March 2013
March 16, 2013 - 16 March 2013 APATIN, SERBIA -- With a fresh layer of snow, temperatures remained frigid at during the opening start of the 55th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Cross Country Championship.