Kenyan-born American Shadrack Kipchirchir and American star Courtney Frerichs lead the US team for the IAAF/Mikkeller World Cross Country Championships Aarhus 2019 on 30 March.
Six of the top seven finishers from last month’s US Cross Country Championships are set to feature on the men’s team according to the IAAF website.
Kipchirchir, who was born in Eldoret, Kenya, will be joined by 2018 US cross-country champion Leonard Korir, Hillary Bor, Stanley Kebenei, Emmanuel Bor and Mason Ferlic.
Frerichs, who is the North American record-holder in the steeplechase, will be joined by three-time NCAA champion Karissa Schweizer, Marielle Hall, Stephanie Bruce, Anne-Marie Blaney and Sarah Pagano
US team for Aarhus
Senior men: Emmanuel Bor, Hillary Bor, Mason Ferlic, Stanley Kebenei, Shadrack Kipchirchir, Leonard Korir
Senior women: Anne-Marie Blaney, Stephanie Bruce, Courtney Frerichs, Marielle Hall, Sarah Pagano, Karissa Schweizer
Mixed relay: Kirubel Erassa, Eleanor Fulton, Jordan Mann, Shannon Osika
U20 men: Shuaib Aljabaly, Mieka Beaudoin-Rousseau, Robert Cheeseman, Khalid Hussein, Gabriel Mudel, Charlie Perry
U20 women: Nicole Clermont, Heidi Nielson, Grace Ping, Riley Rigdon, Savannah Shaw, Kayla Smith