After being turned away by developmental teams, Brenda Martinez started her own.
These fast women are ready to tear up the road this weekend at Carlsbad.
Last year's top American is dreaming big for this year's 5K.
The American is seeking her third victory at the annual dash in New York City.
The thrilling race wasn't decided until the final few meters.
High temperatures didn't slow the field much in a variety of races in Eagle Rock, Calif.
The 32-year-old from Great Britain dominated the women's race at the Carlsbad 5000.
Some of the top entrants in this weekend's Carlsbad 5000 met up with some local HS runners on Friday.
The race will be broadcast live Sunday at carlsbad5000.com/live.
The American and world championships medalist hopes to make some noise at the Carlsbad 5000.