Will Nation of Austin placed fifth on Saturday in the USATF 25-Kilometer championships. Nation, the former Texas Longhorn, ran 1:16:39 in the Fifth Third River Bank Run in his best race since turning pro last year. The race–and national championship–was won by Christo Landry in 1:15:31.
Also running well in the Grand Rapids, Michigan race was another former Longhorn–Austin Roth. Roth, who was third in the Cap 10,000 a few weeks ago, placed 13th overall in Michigan in 1:19:54.
Kelsey Bruce of Dallas was the eighth woman in 1:29:45.