Bruin Alumni T & F Update
April 8, 2003
UCLA distance great Meb Keflezighi of Team USA California won the USA Men's 8 km Championship on Saturday (April 5) at New York City's Central Park.
Keflezighi (Mammoth Lakes, Calif.) aced a strong field with his time of 22:28 on a cold and drizzly day to earn $5,000 in prize money, plus a $500 bonus for leading at the 5 km mark. Chad Johnson, part of Nike's Portland Project in Oregon, was second in 22:39 ($4,000), and Abdi Abdirahman (Tucscon, Ariz.) was third in 22:42 ($3,000).