There are thousands of 5K races across the United States every year, but these stand out from the rest.
Past champions will attempt to make history at the annual women’s-only race in Albany, New York.
She will square off against rival Sheri Piers.
Michelle Frey was the top American.
She broke the tape in 15:18.5 to win by 4 seconds.
The world cross-country champion looks to defend her title in Albany.
Joan Benoit Samuelson will be there.
The race director thinks its one of the best American fields ever assembled.
The new event is in addition to the women's 5K and the kid's run.