He got the 'B' standard a month early.
72-year-old musician will release the song next Tuesday, ahead of the July 4 holiday.
The two-time Olympian ran his first long road race last September -- and won.
About 3,000 runners are expected in the race's first edition.
The cities of Berkeley, San Jose and Marin will host races.
The industry continues to show massive growth.
One of the most-promising American runners could stand to make a lot of money.
Organizers are adding more restricted areas at the Atlanta event.
Carl Gallegos, 57, finished a half-marathon in 1:56 before collapsing when his heart stopped.
The Mayor made the decision after consulting with victims and family members.