The inaugural event will take place at 14,000 feet.
Santa Barbara-area runners have a chance to race with their best friend.
Olympic medalist Leo Manzano leads the charge for the Americans.
She faces some tough challenges in Qatar.
The inaugural event kicks off on May 26.
America's fastest miler isn't dwelling on his past.
Lagat had been trying to win the race for the past three years. Written by: Sharon Ekstrom (c) 2011 Race Results Weekly, all rights
Runners had to down one glass of the sweet holiday drink before each lap of the race.