Meyer, who who finished 24th at the Boston Marathon in April, will be looking to mix it up with some of the top international entrants, including Ridouane Harroufi of Morocco. He will have a tough task ahead of him, however, as African males have won every edition of the Boilermaker since 1992.
“It’s a strong field, consistent with all the PRRO races,” Dick Mattia, the race’s elite athlete coordinator, told Utica’s Boiler-Dispatch. “We have more Americans than ever. It’s because of people who have finished high in past races, plus new people who are running strong.”
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