Ben Blankenship won the "B" race at the KBC Nacht Athletics meeting in Huesden, Belgium on Saturday. The Gopher miler beat fellow American, AJ Acosta with a time of 3:37.76. Acosta's time was 3:38.77. John Jefferson of the US was third in 3:39.39, and former Winona and Stanford standout, Garrett Heath was seventh in 3:41.06. In the 1,500 "A" race Will Leer finished third in 3:37.42. Kenyan William Tanui Biwott won in 3:35.93.
Gabriele Anderson and Heather Kampf both ran PRs in the 1,500 at the Citta de Padova meet in Italy. Anderson ran 4:10.15 to finish fourth. Kampf ran 4:12.09 in eighth. The US's Alice Schmidt won in a PR of 4:08.09. In the 800 Laura Januszewski finished tenth in 2:02.83. The 800 was won by Cuba's Santiusty Yuneisy in a PR of 1:58.91.