American Ben True finishes a close second in the men's race.
The miler is hoping for a low-3:50s race on Saturday night.
They begin the famous seven-mile race 10 minutes before everyone else.
The 41st annual race will feature a strong American contingent.
She was the runner-up at the 5K Road Championships.
Brenda Martinez won the women's race.
There were 10,612 finishers under muggy conditions at 40th edition.
A star-studded international field expected for 40th edition.
He'll be a busy man next August.