(c) 2013, Paul Merca
A big bravo to Arena Athlete @bentrue for his 6th place finish at the World XC Champs in Poland this morning. Gutsy effort. Brutal course.
— In the Arena (@itanhteam) March 24, 2013
In The Arena Athlete Ben True leads TEAM USA to historical 2nd place at World Cross Country Championships in Poland this morning. A truly inspiring accomplishment that deserves to be shared.
Ben talking to letsrun.com before the race.
Ben soon after his 6th place finish and team USA reaction to the Silver
American distance running is back. First 2 silver medals in the Olympics and now a second at world cross #webeatkenya #bentrue #chrisderrick
— Brendan Shearn (@runner2244) March 24, 2013
USATF Press Release
"True's sixth place finish was the highest at the world championships since Todd Williams was ninth in 1995 in Durham, England. The last time Team USA had two men finish in the top ten was in 1986 in Neuchatel, Switzerland, when Pat Porter finished sixth, and John Easker was tenth" Complete Release HERE
Paul Merca's Blog
"BYDGOSZCZ, Poland--In one of the most surprising performance in recent memory, Team USA, led by the sixth place finish of Ben True (Hanover, New Hampshire) earned a hard fought team silver medal in the senior men's 12-kilometer race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships at Myslecinek Park." CONTINUES
Ben True's Blog
Check Ben's True In The Arena with Bens blog entry from this morning: Speechless!!