American Desiree Davila took eleventh.
There will be eight 2012 Olympians taking part in the race next month.
She shares some tips for her Kenyan teammates.
They think they can win all three marathon medals at the Olympics. It may be premature for Olympic-bound runners to make predictions, but
Geoffrey Mutai, the top-ranked marathoner in the world, will stay home.
A repeat win will not be easy next year.
The Kenyan squad is well represented in this Sunday's 15K.
A knee injury forces the defending champion to pull out of the race.
Marathon world-record holder Patrick Makau was also assured a team berth.
Arch rival Ethiopia already lags well behind in the medal count.