She's actually just treating it like a "workout".
Many runners are vying for a spot on the Japanese World Cross-Country team.
She has been a force to recon with on the American Road Racing circuit.
She's come very close to a gold medal and hopes to make it happen in March.
It was Kenya versus Eritrea at this weekend's cross-country race in Spain.
US women’s team takes bronze medal. Written By: David Monti (c) 2010 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved Athletes from Kenya
Due to the loss in popularity the event will no longer be held every year. The IAAF Congress voted to change the frequency of the IAAF