30 Jun '12, 5pm

Colorado Continues Steeple Tradition Putting Coburn, Kipp on Olympic Team

Colorado Continues Steeple Tradition Putting Coburn, Kipp on Olympic Team

Coburn, 21, acted as a pacemaker of sorts for her teammate, NCAA champion Shalaya Kipp, who needed to achieve the IAAF “A” standard of 9:43.00 in today’s race in order to make the team. Kipp, also 21, from Salt Lake City, stayed within the top five throughout the race, then made a determined run for the podium in the final lap, nearly catching the more experienced Bridget Franek in the final 200 meters. Kipp said she was primarily running for place, even though she needed the “A” standard.

Full article: http://runinfinity.com/2012/06/colorado-continues-steeple...

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