Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Allyson Felix to run 60m at Millrose Games

(Ap)NEW YORK -- Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix will compete in the 60-meter race at the Millrose Games.

Organizers announced Tuesday that Felix will run Feb. 11 at the Armory in New York.

Felix competed on the winning 4x400 team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She plans to use the Millrose Games to train for next year's Olympics, saying they are "part of my journey to London."

She joins a field that includes Jennifer Simpson, who will compete in the first Wanamaker Mile for women at the 105th Millrose Games.