Bernard Lagat going after American, world records in rarely run 2,000m event.
The special event will honor the late Finnish distance running legend as part of the Millrose Games.
He's never had formal golf lessons, but he's surely fast.
The Americans bring a strong field to this year's race in the heart of Manhattan.
Bernard Lagat, Ryan Hill, and Galen Rupp all run qualifying times.
Men's, women's 800m winners triumph in quick fashion on the final day of the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
The American runners have excelled at Hayward Field in the past.
The four-time Olympian is confident heading into his 13.1-mile debut.
Five U.S. Olympians will take part. Event to be broadcast live locally on WABC-TV and nationally on ESPN3.
He bettered Bernard Lagat's 3,000m mark.