On a warm and humid evening at the Freeman Myre Corporate Challenge, in Louisville, Australian Andrew Letherby defended his title running a 14:36 on the 5k criterium race course. Andrew broke free of Kenyan James Boitt in the final mile to win by nine seconds. Rounding out the top three was Metro State College coach John Supsic in 14:55.
The women's elite race was hotly contested between Australian Benita Willis and Kiwi Fiona Docherty. The two ran side by side for the first two miles until Benita gapped Fiona on the final mile to win in 16:21, to Fiona's 16:29. Nan Kennard ran a 16:41 to finish in third.
The prize purse for the elite race totaled $2,600; with first place receiving $400, 2nd $300, 3rd $250, 4th $200, and 5th $150.