1 Jenny Simpson New Balance 4:03.35
2 Sheila Reid Nike 4:07.92
3 Kate Grace United States 4:08.24
4 Shannon Rowbury Nike 4:09.05
5 Gabriele Anderson United States 4:10.32
6 Mary Cain United States 4:10.77
7 Sarah Bowman New Balance 4:11.31
8 Emma Coburn Colorado 4:11.36
9 Morgan Uceny adidas 4:17.71
10 Ashley Miller Asics 4:19.86
11 Heather Kamph Asics 4:20.80
– Renee Tomlin United States DNF
Big run for simpson, signs of returning to 2011 form? Also that is very close, if not a PR for cain.
true, wasnt sure of the conversion. Considering the winds for the 110s just a few events before was -3.2, doesnt seem like it was a calm and peaceful ride either. Would love to see a video of this at some point.
Surprised no one said anything about Hy-Vee’s contribution to the Drake Relays this year!
But the most impressive standard established—and the one directly related to all the other positive indicators—was the record purse of 500,000 smackeroos.
This translated into $50,000 prize money for each elite pro race—$25,000 for first place, $15,000 for second and $10,000 for third. In addition, $120,000 was designated for distribution in three road races—a half-marathon, a 10,000-meter race and a 6,000-meter run…
Track and field is one entity where throwing money at its problems is perhaps still the best solution.