Kara Goucher second in USA 10-Mile Championship

Defending champions Mo Trafeh of Duarte, Calif., and Janet Cherebon-Bawcom of Rome, Ga., repeated in Sunday’s USA 10-Mile Championships from Minneapolis to St. Paul. The event was held in conjunction with the 31st Twin Cities Marathon.

Trafeh, 27, was first overall in 46 minutes, 56 seconds, while Bawcom, 34, led the women’s field in 53:43. Ben True, 26, of Portland, Maine, was second overall in 47:19 and Andrew Carlson of Minneapolis was seventh in 47:48.

Kara Goucher, 34, of Portland, Ore., was second in the 10-mile women’s field, 13 seconds behind, in 53:56. She set the women’s course record of 53:16 in winning in 2008. Ladia Albertson-Junkans, 26, of Minneapolis was eighth in 55:44.