The 30-year-old Portland resident set the women's course record last year.
He was the second-fastest runner in the history of the race.
He's racing the 1500m.
They presented a check for $4000 to the Parks and Recreation Department.
He's been breaking records since he "jumped the pond."
He isn't counting his sub-optimal 2:20 showing in Los Angeles earlier this year.
The "King" will be chasing fourth consecutive XTERRA title in Ogden, Utah on September 25.
The race attracted nearly 1,600 runners from 45 different states on picture-perfect day.
Runners get a chance to run on the course before the September race.