Sunday 13 June 2004
Deena Kastor set a course record of 31:44 seconds in winning the Circle of
Friends Mini 10 kilometres road race in New York (yesterday).
Kastor (nee Drossin), USA Marathon record holder (2:21:16) who is building
up to her bid for the Olympic crown this summer, went into the lead just after
the first mile and held on to secure an impressive victory in one of the
strongest domestic fields ever assembled.
She finished 54 seconds ahead of Kate ONeill, with her Athens Olympic
Marathon squad partners Jen Rhines (32:28) and Colleen De Reuck (32:50) close