The Ethiopian has won the last four Carlsbad 5000 titles.
Deksisa, Dibaba capture titles; Keflezighi leads hundreds under 1:30 mark.
Braun missed Steve Spence's 12K American record by 2 seconds.
The newly minted marathoner is ready to mix it up against a stacked men's field.
Matt Tegenkamp is currently the man to beat on November 17.
Matt Tegenkamp and Molly Pritz are the current favorites.
Check out these great finish line shots from Sunday's race!
Over 22,000 take part in Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Marathon & Half Marathon.
He isn't counting his sub-optimal 2:20 showing in Los Angeles earlier this year.
Macias, Pirtea win half marathon, Semisonic rocks Civic Center Park.