World Cross Country Championships
The IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus, Denmark featured fierce competition over a tough course with mud holes, soft sand, and a hill on the roof of a museum.
Kipchirchir, who leads the U.S. team into the IAAF World Cross Country Championships this week, has arrived at the top of American distance running nine years after showing up as a college freshman.
Organizers open courses for mass participation races at world championship events.
IAAF official says cross country distances are always approximate.
He helped the U.S. win silver at the World Cross-Country Championships.
Ben True leads the way with 6th-place finish. U.S. women place fourth amongst teams.
We caught up with the first-year professional ahead of this weekend's World Cross Country Championships.
Three nations could contend for the title in Poland.
Britton won the European Cross-Country Championships the last two years.
The East African nation has won 26 world titles in 39 years.
The most-important cross-country race in the world kicks off on March 24.
They are choosing instead to win money on the roads.