Tailwind, near perfect weather for the ladies.
New Zealand's Kim Smith (Providence College) out in front at mile 1. Unofficially 5:14.
He was a very fine masters runner, the husband of K Switzer, and an encyclopediac expert on the history of distance running.
Who the F is Roger Robinson. He is providing some epic stupid commentary ("nuggets of wisdom worth paying attention to") on the RW live blog.