Does it get any more exciting than this? Leo Manzano coming to town, going up against local studs like Pat Fullerton and David Goodman in the mile. In the womenâ€™s 5k Larissa Park of the SRR will try to take down her chief rival Amy Hastings. Okay, maybe they donâ€™t have a rivalry but itâ€™s still exciting to be lining up with world class talent.
From the race director:
These athletes collectively make up the fastest evening of races in New England this Spring. There are six Olympians in the field: Leo Manzano, Amy Hastings, Geena Gall-Lara, Anna Willard, Morgan Uceny, and Ugandan Olympian Julius Mutekanga.
Manzano is the 2012 Olympic Silver Medalist. Other world medalists include Gall-Lara, who won gold in the 4×800 at the World Relay Championships two weeks ago; and Casimir Loxsom, who won silver at the World Junior Championships in 2010.
Here are the heat sheets, starting with the menâ€™s Mile, Heat A:
Races start tonight at 5:00 pmÂ at Emerson Field in Concord, MA!