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Chelimo, Collegians, Pros Part of Camel City Indoor Mile Field

January 29, 2013

By Eddie Wooten, Running Shorts

UNCG All-America Paul Chelimo will be part of the field for the Camel City Indoor Mile on Saturday at JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem.

The race, part of the Bring Back the Mile campaign, will include college and professional runners.

The Mile, the ninth event in the session beginning at 10 a.m., also will be part of the Hilton Garden Innvitational college meet, which starts Friday. Admission will be $5 for adults, $3 for students, and free for ages 12 and under.

JDL Fast Track has committed more than $4,000 in prize money available to the top three professional finishers, including time bonuses for breaking four minutes.

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