After a full year out of action, Dathan Ritzenhein returned to racing on Saturday to finish third at the NYRR Dash to the Finish 5k. His time of 13 minutes, 56 seconds just three second behind winner Chris Thompson and runner-up Aaron Braun.
Ritzenhein last raced at the 2010 New York City Marathon. The two-time Olympian is now preparing for the U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon on January 14, 2012.
Race photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/38443197@N07/