The Houston Marathon and Half Marathon doubled as the USA Half Marathon Championships. The national titles were won in blazing fast times
Elite runners will try to qualify for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.
Seven U.S. Olympians are in the July 4 Peachtree Road Race, which doubles as the national championship.
High temperatures didn't slow the field much in a variety of races in Eagle Rock, Calif.
Aaron Braun, who will make his marathons debut, leads the American men's lineup.
The 38-year old from San Diego captured his 22nd national title.
The 38-year-old Keflezighi made his winning move at 15K.
The two-time NCAA Cross-Country champ had a premonition that he'd prevail.
Braun missed Steve Spence's 12K American record by 2 seconds.
The newly minted marathoner is ready to mix it up against a stacked men's field.