From USATF, 10/5/2017
Joy Upshaw (Lafayette, CA) broke the American womenâ€™s 55-59 100m record with a 13.27 at the Sri Chimnoy Self-Transcendence Masters Meet near Los Angeles to earn USATF Athlete of the Week.Upshaw, 56, lowered the previous record of 13.30, set in 2002 by Phil Raschker.
Other notable performances:
Shadrack Kipchirchir â€” Kipchirchir outleaned Leonard Korir to win the menâ€™s USATF 10 Mile Championships in Minneapolis in 47:33. The World Championships 10,000m ninth-placer won his first U.S. title.
Sara Hall â€” Hall won her first USATF Running Circuit race of the year, capturing the womenâ€™s 10 Mile title in 53:43 in Minneapolis, two seconds ahead of runner-up Natasha Rogers.
Joseph Gray â€” Gray won his 13th national title, finishing first at the USATF Trail Half Marathon Championships in Hayward, Wisconsin. Grayâ€™s time of 1:10:11 put him 40 seconds ahead of the next finisher.
Ashley Brasovan â€” Running her first trail race, Brasovan won the womenâ€™s USATF Trail Half Marathon in Hayward by more than five minutes, finishing in 1:18:30.
Roy Englert â€” Englert, 95, crushed the American 5K Record for Men 95-99 by eight minutes at the USATF 5K Masters Championships in Syracuse, clocking 40:40.