The boys' race was undecided until the final 100 meters.
The 27-year-old didn't even see it coming.
Jacob Riley and Mattie Suver will race in Bend, Oregon at the 16th annual event.
The Ethiopian legend may be in London next year.
We relive their humorous rivalry video from 2010.
Nick Draper and Ted Painter have been running together since earlier this year.
The two-time Olympian will be moving back to Boulder, Colo., on Jan. 1.
A survey found that the "fun factor" is a major draw.
But runners won't for the cancelled race.
Sebastian Coe is doing his part to make it happen.