Elite Men

David Bett


David Bett was a World Junior Champion in the 5000m in 2010 and the World Youth Championship silver medalist in the 3000m in 2009. He is the defending champion of the B.A.A. 10k where he set his personal best of 28:08.

2019: 5th (32:57)

Sam Chelanga

Colorado Springs, CO

Sam Chelanga finished 8th in the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials 10,000m which he followed with a win at the 2021 AJC Peachtree Road Race, earning him his sixth USATF title. A four-time winning NCAA Division 1 champion, he set an NCAA 10,000m record during his tenure at Liberty University. Chelanga runs with the World Class Army Program and is a 1st Lieutenant.

2016: 3rd (32:49)
2015: 4th (32:21)

Scott Fauble

Flagstaff, Arizona

Co-author of “Inside a Marathon” with his coach Ben Rosario, Scott Fauble most recently finished fourth at the 2020 Marathon Project in 2:09:42. Career highlights include fourth in the 10,000m at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials; second at the 2016 USATF Half Marathon Championships; second at the 2018 USATF 25K National Championships, and second at the 2018 ASICS Falmouth Road Race. Scott was also top American at the 2019 and 2022 Boston Marathon.

2021: 10th (32:40)
2018: 2nd (32:22)

Benjamin Flanagan

Charlottesville, Virginia

Defending champion Ben Flanagan became the first Canadian to win the ASICS Falmouth Road Race in 2018 and crossed the finish line in first again last year. Ben won the 2018 NCAA 10,000m and the Canadian 10K Road Championships in 2022.

2021: 1st (32:16)
2018: 1st (32:20)

Ryan Hill

Flagstaff, Arizona

Ryan is a three time USA National Champion and earned a silver medal for the 3000m at the World Indoors in 2016. He has made multiple World Championship teams for the USA and has a 5k PR of 13:05.

PC: Cortney White

Leonard Korir

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Olympian and a former ASICS Falmouth Road Race champion, Leonard Korir began running in high school in Kenya before attending and running cross country and track for Iona College. In 2015 he enlisted in the U.S. Army, became a U.S. citizen in 2016, and now races for the World Class Army Program. Career highlights include 8 NCAA All-American titles; 10 USATF national titles; 5 World Championships teams; and the fastest-ever marathon debut by an American (2:07:56).

2019: 1st (32:11)
2018: 3rd (32:28)
2017: 2nd (32:14)
2016: 2nd (32:35)
2015: 3rd (32:20)

Frank Lara


Frank Lara was the 2020 USATF 15K Champion, a 2021 Olympic Trials Finalist for the 10,000m, and ran a time of 2:11 at the Chevron Houston Marathon earlier this year.

Biya Simbassa

Flagstaff, Arizona

Biya was the 2021 USATF Road Racing Circuit Champion and has garnered two national titles on the roads. He finished 7th at the 2021 Olympic Trials 10k, and he boasts PRs of 13:19 and 27:45 for the 5k/10k.

2021: 2nd (32:19)

PC: Kevin Morris

Zouhair Talbi


Zouhair finished 6th in the 2022 World Indoor Championships 3000m and 21st in the 10,000m at the 2022 World Outdoor Championships. He holds a 10k best of 27:20.

Pat Tiernan


Pat represented Australia at the Olympic Games in both 2016 and 2021, as well as at the World Championships in both the 5k and 10k. He won the NCAA Championships in the 10k in 2017 and boasts PRs of 13:12 in the 5k and 27:20 in the 10k.

PC: Bradley Kanaris

Ben True

Hanover, New Hampshire

Ben True set a 5K national record at the 2017 B.A.A. 5K and is a champion of the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon and the TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K, where he was the first Maine native and first American to win the event. Making several World Championship teams, True was the top American at both the 2011 and 2013 World Athletics Cross Country Championships. While attending Dartmouth College, he was an All-American in Cross Country, Track, and Cross Country Skiing. He most recently finished fourth in the 10,000m at the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials.

2013: 2nd (32:12)


Elite Women

Keira D’Amato


Keira D’Amato is the American Record Holder in the Marathon (2:19.12) as well as the 10 Mile (51:23). She finished 8th at the 2022 World Championship Marathon in Eugene, Oregon. She has won National Titles at the US Half Marathon Championships in 2021. She won the BAA 10k in July of this year, and may just be the fastest real estate agent in the country.

Marielle Hall


Marielle Hall finished 8th at the 2019 World Championships in the 10K with a time of 31:05. She was both an NCAA (2014) and NACAC Champion (2018). She recently competed at the USATF Outdoor Nationals in the 10,000m and finished 5th at the BAA 10K in June.

Erika Kemp

Boston, Massachusetts

Erika Kemp is coming into Falmouth with a pair of 7th place finishes at the BAA 10K and Boilermaker 15K. She has run 15:10 for the 5K (2021) and 31:35 for the 10K (2020).

Edna Kiplagat

Boulder, Colorado

Edna Kiplagat is our returning champion and one of the most accomplished marathoners in the world. Kiplagat won the World Athletics World Championships Marathon twice and has won the Boston (2017), London (2014), and New York City (2010). She is a three-time winner of the Abbott World Marathon Majors Championships.

2021: 1st (36:52)

Ednah Kurgat

Colorado Springs, CO

Ednah Kurgat was an NCAA XC Champion (2017) and multi-time All-American while running for the University of New Mexico. She enlisted in the Army in 2019 upon graduation and began training with the WCAP. She finished 11th in the 10K at the 2021 Olympic Trials and holds a 5K PR of 15:16 and a 10K PR of 31:21.

PC: Sgt. Michael Hunnisett

Makena Morley

Boulder, Colorado

Makena won the USA 25k Championship at the Amway River Bank Run in 2021, and also earned runner-up finishes at the 20k New Haven and 25k Road Nationals.

2021: 4th (37:22)

Mary Munanu


Mary Munanu has racked up several top ten finishes this year including a win at the Amway River Bank 10K, 3rd at the Boilermaker 15K, and a 6th place at the BAA 10K. She has a 10K best of 31:20.

PC: Clay Shaw

Diane Nukuri

Flagstaff, Arizona

Three-time Olympian Diane Nukuri (2000, 2012, 2016) is an ASICS Falmouth Road Race champion (2015) and a multiple winner of the Steamboat Classic and Bay to Breakers 12K. A Burundian-American, Nukuri holds many national records for Burundi including the 10K and the marathon. Nukuri ran for the University of Iowa.

2021: 5th (37:35)
2017: 3rd (36:56)
2016: 3rd (36:58)
2015: 1st (36:46)

Dominique Scott

South Africa

Dominique Scott represented South Africa in the 2016 and 2021 Olympics in the 5,000m and 10,000m. She recently finished 14th in the 10K at the 2022 World Outdoor Championships in Eugene.

2017: 10th (38:20)

Elite Stats


David Bett – https://worldathletics.org/athletes/kenya/david-kiprotich-bett-14375789

Sam Chelanga – https://worldathletics.org/athletes/united-states/samuel-kiprono-chelanga-14207499

Benjamin Flanagan – https://worldathletics.org/athletes/canada/benjamin-flanagan-14479051

Ryan Hill – https://www.worldathletics.org/athletes/united-states/ryan-hill-14367867

Leonard Korir – https://worldathletics.org/athletes/united-states/leonard-korir-14407790

Frank Lara – https://www.worldathletics.org/athletes/united-states/frank-lara-14681933

Biya Simbassa – https://worldathletics.org/athletes/united-states/abbabiya-simbassa-14550395

Zouhair Talbi – https://worldathletics.org/athletes/morocco/zouhair-talbi-14577963

Pat Tiernan – https://worldathletics.org/athletes/australia/patrick-tiernan-14433154

Ben True – https://worldathletics.org/athletes/united-states/ben-true-14253490


Marielle Hall – https://www.worldathletics.org/athletes/united-states/marielle-hall-14366610

Edna Kiplagat – https://www.worldathletics.org/athletes/kenya/edna-ngeringwony-kiplagat-14289137

Ednah Kurgat – https://www.worldathletics.org/athletes/united-states/ednah-kurgat-14681942

Makena Morley – https://worldathletics.org/athletes/united-states/makena-morley-14584248

Mary Munanu – https://worldathletics.org/athletes/kenya/mary-munanu-14650753

Diane Nukuri – https://worldathletics.org/athletes/burundi/diane-nukuri-14270524