Professional Field for 2011 New York Mini 10k

By David Monti
June 8, 2011
(c) 2011, Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved

NEW YORK (08-Jun) -- The New York Road Runners have released the complete field for the gala 40th NYRR Mini 10-K to be held on Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. in Central Park.  A total of 36 women from 16 nations --including 11 Olympians-- have been invited to compete for the $10,000 first prize.

Out of the field of 36 women, 11 have won medals at continental or global championships, 12 have 10,000m personal best times under 32 minutes (five sub-31:00), and 19 have broken 33:00 for 10-K on the road.  The complete field is as follows:

Bib #, Last, First, Nationality, Affiliation, DOB, 10,000m PB, 10-K PB
 1, Masai, Linet, KEN, Nike, 5-Dec-1989, 30:26.50 (Olympics, 2008), 30:48 (Mini, 2010)
 2, Shobukhova, Liliya, RUS, Nike, 13-Nov-1977, 30:29.36 (Cheboksary, 2009), 32:19 (Jersey City, 2009)
 3, Kiplagat, Edna, KEN, NIKE, 15-Sep-1979, 33:27.0hA (Nairobi, 2007), 31:18 (Peachtree, 2010)
 4, Kiplagat, Lornah, NED, adidas, 1-May-1974, 30:12.53 (St. Denis, 2003), 30:32 (Peachtree, 2002)
 5, Smith, Kim, NZL, Reebok, 19-Nov-1981, 30:35.54 (Palo Alto, 2008), 31:23 (Peachtree, 2010)
 6, Pavey, Jo, GBR, NIKE, 20-Sep-1973, 31:12.30 (Olympics, 2008), 31:47 (Manchester, 2007)
 7, Chebet, Emily, KEN, adidas, 18-Feb-1986, 31:33.39 (African Championships, 2006), 32:05 (Madrid, 2004)
 8, Ozaki, Yoshimi, JPN, Dai-ichi Life/adidas, 1-Jul-1981, 31:47.23  (Kobe, 2005), None
 9, Gebre, Belainesh, ETH, West Side Runners, 23-Dec-1988, NA, 31:33 (Peachtree, 2010)
10, Kastor, Deena, USA, Asics, 14-Feb-1973, 30:50.32 (Palo Alto, 2002), 31:44 (Mini, 2004)
11, Kiros, Aheza, ETH, adidas, 26-Mar-1982, 31:06.93 (Ostrava, 2008), 32:31 (Cape Elizabeth, 2009)
12, Incerti, Anna, ITA, Nike, 19-Jan-1980, 33:19.01 (Lumezzane, 2003), 32:12 (Barcelona, 2008)
13, Demissie, Misiker Mekonnin, ETH, West Side Runners, 23-Jul-1986, NA, 32:34 (Cooper River - Charleston, 2010)
14, Wellings, Eloise, AUS, adidas, 7-Nov-1982, 31:41.31 (Palo Alto, 2011), 34:03 (Boston, 2006)
15, Kano, Yuri, JPN, Second Wind AC/Mizuno, 27-Oct-1978, 31:53.07 (Niigata, 2004), 32:17 (Cape Elizabeth, 2008)
16, Simon, Lidia, ROU, Asics, 4-Sep-1973, 31:32.64 (Euros, 1998), 31:59 (Mini, 1999)
17, Aguilar, Alessandra, ESP, , 1-Jul-1978, 32:42.49 (Athens, 2003), 32:26 (Manchester, 2007)
18, Lewy Boulet, Magdalena, USA, Saucony, 1-Aug-1973, 32:33.02 (Palo Alto, 2008), 33:13 (Mini, 2003)
19, Deba, Buzunesh , ETH, West Side Runners, 8-Sep-1987, NA, 32:37 (Mini, 2010)
20, Van Blerk, Irvette, RSA, Nedbank Running, 5-Jul-1987, 34:19.54 (Durban, 2004), 33:12 (Cape Town, 2004)
21, Nelson, Adriana, USA, Asics, 31-Jan-1980, 34:02.79 (Stanford, 2004), 33:21 (San Juan, 2007)
22, Hallissey, Claire, GBR, Asics/Capital Area Runners, 17-Mar-1983, 33:10.73, Birmingham, 2009), 32:36 (Bristol, 2011)
23, Pritz, Molly, USA, Hansons Brooks, 7-Apr-1988, NA, 32:59 (Rockville, 2010)
24, Pidhoresky, Dayna, CAN, Mizuno Canada, 18-Nov-1986, NA, 33:02 (Toronto, 2011)
25, Bersagel, Annie, USA, New Balance Silicon Valley, 30-Mar-1983, 33:02.13 (Palo Alto, 2005), 33:59 (Hole, 2008)
26, Porter, Sarah, USA, Unattached, 22-Aug-1989, 33:17.39 (Turlock, 2011), None
27, Nukuri-Johnson, Diane, BDI, Asics, 1-Dec-1984, 33:17.01 (Stanford, 2008), 34:11 (Peachtree, 2008)
28, Kiernan, Reilly, USA, NYAC, 23-Sep-1988, 36:05.16 (HEPS, 2009), 35:09 (Scotland Run, 2011)
29, Cummings, Sarah, USA, NYAC, 3-Jan-1989, 33:55.91 (Mt. SAC/Walnut, 2010), 36:31 (Mini, 2010)
30, Aliyu, Aziza, ETH, West Side Runners, 20-Oct-1985, NA, 32:22 (Rockville, 2011)
31, Hullinger, Heidi, USA, NYAC, 27-Oct-1982, 34:29.88 (Palo Alto, 2004), 37:04 (Mini, 2009)
32, Mandefro, Hirut, ETH, West Side Runners, 5-Aug-1985, NA, 33:03 (Rockville, 2009)
33, Abrha, Serkalem Biset, ETH, West Side Runners, 8-Mar-1987, NA, 34:48 (Rochester, 2010)
34, Higgins, Lesley, USA, NYAC, 10-Jun-1980, None, 36:23 (Healthy Kidney, 2008)
35, Gurma, Muliye, ETH, West Side Runners, 20-Jan-1984, NA, 35:19 (Healthy Kidney, 2009)
36, Bell, Rolanda, PAN, NYAC, 25-Oct-1987, None, 36:41 (Scotland Run, 2011)
37, Harrison, Rachel, NZL, University of Canterbury, 30-Sep-1986, NA, NA
39, Audain, Anne, USA, Unattached, 1-Nov-1955, 31:53.31 (Edinburgh, 1986),
41, Switzer, Kathrine, USA, Marathon Woman, 5-Jan-1947, NA,

More complete information can be found about the race at http://www.nyrr.org.

  NOTE: Race Results Weekly provides professional athlete consulting for the New York Road Runners, including the NYRR Mini 10-K --Ed.

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