Korir wins USATF 20 km Championships in Connecticut

Results & Photos

On Labor Day (03-Sept) Leonard Korir, 31, of Colorado Springs ran to victory at the USATF 20 km Championships in New Haven, Conn.  His winning time was 1:00:17 as he outran Haron Lagat who lives in Colorado Springs but maitains his USATF membership in the West Texas association.  Lagat's time was 1:00:29.

Elkanah Kibet, 35, of Fountain, CO (1:01:44) and Samuel Kosgei, 34, Colorado Springs, CO (1:01:49) finished fifth and sixth, respectively.  Fernando Cabada Jr., 36, of Lakewood ran 1:03:39 to finish 15th while Grant Fischer, 24, of Fort Collins finished 23rd running 1:05:19.

Kathryn Fluehr, 25, of Boulder finished 12th in the women's championship race running 1:16:50.

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