The Cranmore Hill Climb served as the lone qualifier for the USA Mountain Running Team. The top 6 men and top 4 women qualify to make the team. Team Inov-8 on the men's side had a big day, capturing 4 of the 6 coveted team spots. Joe Gray (2nd -43:31), Ryan Woods (3rd -45:02), Tommy Manning (5th-46:11) and Jared Scott (6th-46:22) all made this year's team. In places 9th-11th we had Peter Maksimow (47:03), Jim Johnson (47:20) and Kevin Tilton (47:39) running awesome races and Viktor Alexy cracking the the top 20 with a 19th OA placing (50:49). 9 of the top 11 men wore Inov-8's.
On the women's side, we had Amber Moran just barely missing a spot on the team by 1 second with a speedy 5th OA in 35:14 and Abby Mahoney ran strong and got 9th OA in 37:05.