He defeated rival Abdi Abdirahman in Atlanta.
The two-time Olympian ran his first long road race last September -- and won.
A miler no more, the talented track star is hoping to revitalize his career by moving up to longer distances.
He helped the U.S. win silver at the World Cross-Country Championships.
All seven starters set an indoor personal best.
The 2012 Olympian was the runner-up at the USA Cross Country Championships.
Olympians Matt Tegenkamp and Dathan Ritzenhein headline the men's contingent.
A mind-blowing elite field is set for the second annual event.
Renee Metevier Baillie outlasts Molly Pritz to win women's race.
The race has a $43,000 national championship purse.