4-time Olympic champion Mo Farah completed eighth on the Nice Manchester Run, the penultimate race of his profession.
The 40-year-old Briton accomplished the 10km course in 29 minutes 11 seconds – 44 seconds behind winner Eyob Faniel of Italy.
Kenya’s Hellen Obiri defended the ladies’s title in 31 minutes 14 seconds.
Farah’s final competitive race would be the Nice North Run in Newcastle on 10 September.
“I am so pleased with what I’ve achieved all through my profession,” he advised BBC Sport.
“I used to be a bit nervous at first, however this metropolis has some nice historical past and the help I acquired was superb.”
Farah gained 5,000m and 10,000m gold on the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.
He has additionally gained six world and 5 European golds, and was knighted in 2017.
Faniel, who was born in Eritrea however moved to Italy as a toddler, beat Briton Marc Scott by 4 seconds, with Australia’s Stewart McSweyn an additional 4 seconds again. Britain’s Jonny Mellor was tenth.
Obiri, who won the Boston Marathon final month, completed 45 seconds forward of compatriot Peres Jepchirchir in second.
Calli Thackery was third – 1min 37secs behind Obiri – one among 5 Britons within the prime 10.
Stephanie Twell was fourth, Rose Harvey fifth, Natasha Cockram seventh and Rachael Franklin tenth.
Britain’s Commonwealth 10,000m champion Eilish McColgan was absent as she recovers from a knee damage.