Willis, Martinez Kick to B.A.A. Invitational Mile Wins
By David Monti, Race Results Weekly
BOSTON – (April 14, 2013) – A chilly wind blew through Back Bay here this morning, but did little to deter Nick Willis and Brenda Martinez from winning their first B.A.A. Invitational Miles with powerful kick finishes. Their times were modest, 4:03.3 and 4:51.4, respectively, but their raw speed into a headwind on the short homestretch on Boylston Street showed that both possess very good early-season fitness.
"What can you do?" lamented second place Ross Murray of Great Britain who could not stop Willis from blowing by him in the third of three laps.
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