Aheza Kiros returns to defend her crown.
The New Zealand Olympian won by 21 seconds over a stacked field.
The defending double-Olympic champion takes another step toward the London Games.
Ethiopia's Aheza Kiros dominated the women's race.
It's a race she's long wanted to run.
She endured humid conditions to defend her crown.
Americans Bobby Curtis, Jen Rhines claim third-place positions. 2011 Carlsbad 5000 Complete Coverage Page Click here for photos of the
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2009 champion Aheza Kiros the women's pre-race favorite.