Women-only Oakley New York Mini 10K Field to Include Four Olympians, Five International Medalists, and U.S. National Champions at June 8 Race

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Courtesy of NYRR
June 6, 2013

Oakley-sponsored athlete and 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon team member Desiree Davila to lead American contingent

International standouts include two-time Mini champion Linet Masai of Kenya and 2013 NYC Half runner-up Diane Nukuri-Johnson of Burundi

What:                     Oakley New York Mini 10K (the world’s original women-only race)

When/Where:                    Saturday, June 8, 2013; 8AM, Central Park, NYC

Who:                      Desiree Davila (USA), 29, Oakley sponsored athlete, 2012 U.S. Olympic team member, will be her first race back since the Olympic Marathon

Linet Masai (Kenya), 23, two-time Mini champion, fourth fastest time in event history

Diane Nukuri-Johnson (Burundi), 28, 2013 NYC Half runner-up, 2013 Bay to Breakers champion

Stephanie Rothstein Bruce (USA), 29, top American in the 2012 Mini and 2013 NYC Half

Brianne Nelson (USA), 31, placed 11th at the 2013 USA Cross Country Championships

Mattie Suver (USA), 25, was the runner-up at the 2013 USA 25K Championships

Helen Clitheroe (Great Britain), 39, 2011 European Indoor Championships gold medalist at 3000 meters

Gemma Steel (Great Britain), 28, 2011 European Cross Country Championships bronze medalist

Mamitu Daska (Ethiopia), 29, winner of 2013 Aramco Houston Half-Marathon, 10K personal-best 32:05

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