another runner wrote:
If Sam is not an A-lister then who is? I would argue that he is currently one of the top 5 US distance runners.
Here are his PR's:
top 5 in what right now? maybe the half marathon, which isn't even a championship event.
and you can't say "currently" and then list his ancient PBs. he hasn't touched any of those 3k-10k marks in years.