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2009 USA 5 km Championships
hosted by CVS/pharmacy Downtown 5k

September 20, 2009
Providence, Rhode Island

U.S. Olympians Anthony Famiglietti (Knoxville, Tenn.),Matt Tegenkamp (Portland, Ore.) and Amy Yoder Begley(Beaverton, Ore.) will headline the entries for the 2009 USA 5 km Championships Sunday in Providence, R.I.
Defending men's champion Famiglietti will be going for his second U.S. road title of 2009, but will face fierce competition from Tegenkamp who just became the fourth American ever to break 13 minutes for 5,000 meters.

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Also in the mix for the title will be 2004 Olympian Jonathan Riley (Portland, Ore.) and Bolota Asmerom(Oakland, Calif.), the fourth-place finisher at this year's USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships 5,000 meters.
Begley, the 2009 USA Outdoor 10,000 meter champion, leads the women's field that also includes local favorite Molly Huddle(Providence, R.I.), the 2009 champion at 7 and 10 miles. Also in the mix for the title will be Renee Metivier-Baillie(Flagstaff, Ariz.) and Katie McGregor(St. Louis Park, Minn.).

Throughout the race weekend you can view video interviews and race footage both on usatf.org and flotrack.org.

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