Headlined by Shalane Flanagan’s American 10K road record, the B.A.A. 10K in Boston took place in perfect conditions on Sunday and featured Flanagan and Amy Cragg racing in their Olympic build-up. Both runners snagged PRs in the distance.
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Here are photos from the elite races, taken by PhotoRun.net:
Dathan Ritzenhein finished fourth in 28:12.
The lead pack of the men’s race early on.
Shalane Flanagan was doing a tune-up race before the Olympics marathon in August.
Amy Cragg is also tuning up for the Olympics. She ran a personal-best 31:31 to place third.
Abdi Abdirahman finished eighth in 28:39.
Flanagan took charge and set her sights on her own American record, which she set last year in 31:03.
Daniel Chebii of Kenya broke away in the final turn to win the men’s race in 27:55.
Flanagan lowered her American record, crossing in 30:52 to win the race.
Shalane Flanagan and Amy Cragg, who finished third, after the race.
Flanagan ran even splits, completing each half in 15:26.
Flanagan now has a 10K and a half-marathon PR during this Olympic build-up.