After a good 2021 René Ortiz Morales of Mexico had some smaller injury issues and came just back to racing in the lats weeks. After a try over 10000m on track he participated in his first road race again in the San Diego Half. The field was dominated by an US-american athlete and one athlete from Hong Kong, who formed the leading group.
That was also the order they came into the finish while the winner ran 64 min René finished in 65 min. seeing the course and the time of the winner the result was fine and René could enjoy his position on the podium to add another fast half marathon in september or october of this year.