National athlete Luis Grijalva achieved great results on Sunday in the “5th Ave Mile”, a race held in New York City, USA.
Grijalva, coming off a year where he has excelled in several international competitions, once again finished among the best in the event.
This race is 1 mile (1,609 meters) and Grijalva finished eighth out of more than 8,000 runners who registered for the race.
The nationally renowned long-distance runner completed the course in 0:03:52, a time that earned him a top-10 finish in this traditional New York City race.
In addition to placing eighth overall, Grijalva also placed first among the 8 Guatemalans entered.
This 5th Avenue race in New York has been held since 1981 and has seen some top athletes compete in it.
At the beginning of September, Grijalva signed a great participation at the Van Damme Memorial of the Diamond League in Brusselsin Belgium, by finishing in the top 10 of the race.
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