The thrilling race wasn't decided until the final few meters.
The 39-year-old used his blistering kick in the final 150 meters to claim victory.
The Sacramento resident won the 10,000m U.S. championship in front of her home fans Thursday night.
The 2012 Olympian was thrilled to win in front of her home crowd.
The Olympic silver medalist cemented his status as the best American 10,000m runner of all-time.
The 28-year-old received a standing ovation from the crowd.
The 8-time U.S. road champion says he is retiring from the sport.
George Claassen was the first winner to finish under 6 hours in the “up” run.
The Western States 100 provides the perfect opportunity to research the affects of ultrarunning on the body, reports Allison Pattillo.
Jeptoo will chase history as she looks to break 2:20 for the third time.