10 Sep 2018

Willis second in New York

11:12 am on 10 September 2018

New Zealand runner Nick Willis has finished second at the Fifth Avenue Mile in New York.

Nick Willis

Nick Willis Photo: PHOTOSPORT

Willis finished with a time of 3:55, just a second behind the winner - Jake Wightman from Great Britain.

Willis was the defending champion heading into the race and was aiming for his fifth title.

In the women's competition, Jenny Simpson claimed her sixth consecutive title and seventh overall with a time of 4:19.