Boston, MA -Ã‚Â Kim Smith was the womenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s winner and Dejen Gebremeskel was the top male finisher at SundayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Boston Athletic Association 5K.
Gebremeskel, of Ethiopia, finished in 13:37, with Aaron Braun second and Lani Rutto third. Gebremeskel won the silver medal in the 5000 meters at the 2012 Olympics.
New ZealandÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Smith won in 15:16, followed by Lineth Chepkurui and Molly Huddle.
Smith won the BAA distance medley Ã¢â‚¬â€œ which includes the 5K, a 10K in June and a half marathon in October Ã¢â‚¬â€œ last year.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“It was great out there, and itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s always nice to win,Ã¢â‚¬Â Smith said.
Olympic 1500 meters silver medalist Nick Willis of New Zealand placed first in the menÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s elite 1-mile race, and Brenda Martinez of the United States made a breakaway finish to win the elite womenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 1-miler.
Source: Boston Globe