Bob Kennedy and Karl Keska have scratched for tonights race.
(Waltham, Mass) -- Strong 3000 field highlight
the entries for Tuesday's New Balance Boston II High Performance Meet
at Waltham (Mass) High School, the second stop on the 2002 CanAm High
In the women's 3000, Japan's Kazue OGOSHI -- runner-up
in the 10,000 at the first CanAm event in 31:46.31 -- is slated to face
off against Canadian distance star Sarah DILLABAUGH, the meet record holder
Matt DOWNIN and Ian CONNOR face off over 1500.
Chantee EARL, 4th at last week's USATF 800 championships, will contend over 800 with top ten USATF 1500 runners Priscilla HEIN, Elissa RIEDY, and Sally HAUSER, as well as Canadian national runner-up Heather HENNIGAR -- the winner of the Boston I 800.
Japan's Megumi TANAKA, winner of the Boston I 10,000 in 31:42.74, is stepping all the way down to 1500.
Competition gets underway at 6:30pm, while the
elite races are scheduled to start just after 7:00pm. For directions,
complete list of entries, results, and other CanAm information, visit
the CanAm website at:
The CanAm Circuit was founded in 1998 to provide low cost high performance competition opportunities to elite and emerging elite distance runners in North America during the summer months following the national championships. The 2002 edition consists of the two New Balance Boston High Performance Meets (Waltham, Mass, June 29 & July 2), the New Balance Maine Distance Festival (Brunswick, Maine, July 6), and the two Les Internationaux de Demi-Dond de Montreal meets (Montreal, Quebec, July 9 & July 12).