The 2012 Olympian was the runner-up at the USA Cross Country Championships.
The most-important cross-country race in the world kicks off on March 24.
The East African nation selected its runners for the World Cross-Country Championships on Saturday.
The race takes place tomorrow in Nairobi.
They are choosing instead to win money on the roads.
Charles Ndirangu and Rosemary Wanjiru won the men's and women's races.
Australia's top cross-country runner will square off against Japan's best.
The Stanford grad is coached by Jerry Schumacher.
It was a banner day for Ethiopia as they captured both the men's and women's titles.
Check out these shots from over the weekend!