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Sell Enters USATF 25K Championships

May 8, 2008 - Erik Brown

The USA Track & Field 25K Championships will be held this Saturday morning at the Fifth Third River Bank Run in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The men's field includes 34 elite runners and among those will be Brian Sell along with several of his teammates from the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project.

I haven't seen anything in the advance coverage of this event that sheds light on Sell's expectations for his race on Saturday. With the Olympic Games just over three months from now, I would guess that he is approaching this as more of a tune-up race instead of a peak performance effort. Still, Brian has a well-deserved reputation as a tough competitor, so we may see him capture his third USA Crown at this distance (he was the USA 25K Champion in 2005 and again in 2007).

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