Women's Outdoor Track & Field - Sun, Apr. 11, 2010
(Ronkonkoma, N.Y.) Cornerstone race walker, Janelle
Brown competed in the IAAF World Race Walk Cup Trials race hosted by the Long
Island Association of USA Track & Field.
The 10 kilometer course included some difficult
hilly sections, which Brown handled well, walking nearly even splits the entire
way. Lauren Forgues won convincingly in 51:06 ahead of a three way battle
between Erin Bresnahan, Katie Burnett and Brown. "I was closing on them the
last 1,000 meters," said Brown, I wasn't tired, but I couldn't go any faster."
Bresnahan was second in 54:01, Burnett third in 54:19 and Brown fourth in
54:22. "If the race had been 11 kilometers, I would have been second," Brown
Teammate Katie Malinowski and Brown have been
invited to compete in the 5,000 meter race walk at the Penn Relays in
Philadelphia, PA on April 25.