Webb catches Sullivan, wins Fifth Avenue Mile
NEW YORK -- Alan Webb capped a strong 2007 season by overtaking defending champ Kevin Sullivan down the stretch to win the Continental Airlines Fifth Avenue Mile on Saturday.
The 24-year-old Webb, who has the world's best mile time this year, won in 3 minutes, 52.7 seconds in the New York Road Runners event. He beat Sullivan by two-tenths of a second.
Canadian Carmen Dowma-Hussar, the 2005 winner, won the women's race in 4:22.8. Defending champ Sara Hall was third.
Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press
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