Hope takes first US win

Clonliffe’s former double national junior cross country champion Hope Saunders yesterday took her first US win. At the Emporia State Invitational Cross Country Hope running for Wichita State led from the off  winning women’s 5K with a time of 19:45.76, and she was the only competitor to run a sub-20 minute time in what were described as “brutally hot and windy” conditions.