Team USA women place three in top 25 at Cardiff World Half Marathon Championships

Team USA women place three in top 25 at Cardiff World Half Marathon Championships

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CARDIFF, Great Britain – Team USA had three athletes finish among the top 25, three athletes set season-best times and both men's and women's teams place among top-10 competing nations at IAAF Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships on Saturday.



Leading the charge for the women was Janet Bawcom, who finished in 11th place with a season best of 1:10:46. She split 16:35 21 at 5 km, 33:13 16 at 10 km, 49:41 13 at 15 km and 1:07:01 11 at 20 km. Sara Hall was the next American woman across the finish in 15th place at 1:10:58, and Kellyn Taylor was 25th in 1:12:42.



On the men’s side, Tim Ritchie crossed first for the U.S. as he posted a season best of 1:03:49. Also with a season best was Jared Ward in 1:04:05, followed by Scott Bauhs in 32nd at 1:04:34.



Overall, Team USA’s women were fifth with at 3:34:26, and the men were sixth at 3:12:28.




Christa Mann

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