Ben True, the North Yarmouth native who fell short in his attempt to earn a berth at the Rio Olympics, will compete Aug. 6 in the TD Beach to Beacon 10K, race organizers announced Wednesday.

True, 30, ran in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters at the U.S. Olympic trials earlier this month. He finished third in his last Beach to Beacon appearance in 2014.

True, a Greely High grad who lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, placed fifth in the 5,000 meters and 11th in the 10,000 at the trials. The top three runners in each event earned spots.

Bangor native Riley Masters also will be among the professional runners at the starting line in Cape Elizabeth. Masters, 26, also competed in the 5,000 meters at the Olympic trials, placing 16th. He was ninth at last year’s Beach to Beacon.

Eric Jenkins, a New Hampshire native who won the American category in 2015, will return to defend his title. The field also includes former U.S. Olympians Dathan Ritzenhein and Abdi Abdirahman. Jenkins was fourth in the 5,000 meters at the Olympic trials.

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