Cobb makes a move on Dow and pulls into posession of 4th place.
Dow was hanging on with all she had left. She would later call this her victory tour. A gracious champion!
Unswayed by the oncoming Melville locomotive, Gray and Michta marched on.
As the laps dropped Melville's gap shrunk at a faster and faster pace.
The eye of the judges watched closely.
With just 16 laps to go, less than 4 miles, it looked like it might become a three women race.
Melville was certainly hoping so.
The women's 20K story continues...