His wife, Elvin Kibet, was 2nd in the women's race (32:45) as it was won by Monicah Ngige in 32:40.
Talking about Paul Chelimo, Shadrack Kipchirchir and Leonard Korir, Kirwa said, "Their presence is not a threat to my athletes."
Welling just held off Kebenei by 2-seconds to win the $5000 man vs woman equalizer bonus (the women got a 6-minute head start). On the men's side, Kebenei won a close race with Shadrack Kipchirchir and Christo Landry. *Results
They were both clocked at 48:19, but Chelimo got the nod. Shadrack Kipchirchir was a close 3rd in 48:20. Tina Muir won the women's race in 55:20. *Results
He's in the Army’s World Class Athlete Program (WCAP) which "combines soldiering with competition, in part as a means of gaining U.S. citizenship."