NEW YORK (USA): Rising American stars Bobby Curtis, Patrick Smyth, and Mo Trafeh will join three-time Olympian Abdi Abdirahman and four-time Chicago Marathon winner Khalid Khannouchi, who is looking to make his running comeback, at the UAE Healthy Kidney 10K on Saturday, May 15, in Central Park, it was announced by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg.The top Americans will face a tough international contingent, which includes 2010 NYC Half-Marathon champion Peter Kamais of Kenya, Australian 10,000-meter record-holder (27:29.73) Collis Birmingham, and seven-time NCAA Champion Alistair Cragg of Ireland. Also toeing the line on May 15 will be 2009 World Cross Country Champion Gebre Gebremariam of Ethiopia, who boasts the fastest 10,000-meter time in the field (26:52.73).
TALLAHASSEE (USA):The Florida State men‘s track team, which won three straight national titles from 2006 to 2008 and finished second in 2009, has lost star sprinter Charles Clark for the remainder of the year. As nolesports.com informs he tore his quadriceps in practice and will be out from four to six months. He is 6th from last year World Championships in Berlin at 200 m and has a 20.22 PB from 2008.
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