The Kiwi is confident heading into Sunday's half marathon.
The 41st annual race will feature a strong American contingent.
How many times a year can you truly expect to race in peak form?
How often can you go all-out and do yourself more good than harm?
The 39th running of the annual race boasts strong elite fields.
The race will take place in Alexandria, Va., on November 17.
The two-time Olympian is ready for her second Carlsbad 5000 on Sunday.
13.1-mile distance saw record growth in 2012.
New Zealander triumphs in Massachusetts race as she eyes 10k at Worlds.
The 23-year-old Ethiopian will have his hands full on Sunday.