In the women’s steeple, Cathy Mason of Saucony Hurricanes won in 9:58.62, with Derek Scott of PUMA leading the men in 8:31.52. Molly Huddle (Saucony) and Jenny Barringer (New Balance) battled over 5,000 meters, with Huddle taking the race in 15:10.63 to Simpson’s 15:11.49. Liz Malloy was third in 15:19.87, with Christin Wurth-Thomas in fourth in 15:21.75 and Sara Hall, on her birthday, running 15:27.71 for fifth.
On the men’s side, Aaron Brown won the 5,000m in 13:27.01 over Jorge Torress of Reebok, in 13:27.58. Andy Vernon was third in 13:27.85 with Scott Bauhs in 13:30.18, for fifth, running one of the best races he has run in a couple of years.
Emily Brown of New Balance won the women’s 10,000 meters in 33:16.44 and Alfred Kipchumba of the University of Portland won the men’s 10,000m in 28:38.34. For complete results, please go to http://www.mtsacrelays.com/results11.htm.