Ten athletes will represent the USA at the IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 29 March.
The team is highlighted by Josphat Boit who finished third at the USA Half Marathon Championships in 1:01:49, while Tyler Pennel was fourth in 1:01:44 and Matthew Llano crossed the line in fifth (1:01:47).
Lauren Kleppin was the runner-up at this year’s USA Half Marathon Championships, finishing in 1:12:12. Caitlin Comfort also turned in a podium finish in Houston, crossing in 1:12:16 to solidify her spot on the team.
Annie Bersagel is competing in her first event of the year but finished 2013 on a high note, winning the 2013 USA Women’s Marathon Championships (2:30:53) and taking a top-10 finish at the inaugural US Road Racing Championships.
USATF for the IAAF
US team for Copenhagen