Other highlights were Selemon Barega in the 10,000m (27:58.48) and Diribe Welteji in the 800m (2:00.50). All of this at 7,700ft elevation.
High schoolers Roisin Willis (2:05.97), Bailey Goggans (2:20.49), Juliette Whittaker (2:05.25) and Sophia Gorriaran (2:05.49) teamed up to break the 30-year-old record with 8:37.20, despite a weak second leg due to Goggans' injury. In the 2-mile, Sydney Thorvaldson ran 9:4795 to beat out Brynn Brown (9:51.00). Only Mary Cain has ran faster.
*MB: SYDNEY THORVALDSON: 9:47.95 2 mile to beat Brynn Brown!
Holmes says she once cut herself with scissors for every day she'd been injured, adding, "And that had been quite a few days."
"The high numbers should be celebrated, shouted from the rooftops. Because they indicate that track and field doesn’t pay lip service to catching cheats but is actively going after its biggest stars."