Lagat ran 13:19 to "break" Marc Davis’ 13:24 from 1996. Now Davis' mark will stand. It's a shame because Lagat broke the mark by 5-seconds and 13.5-feet is nothing, not even a full second at that pace.
Coburn: “I’m from Colorado and I like cold weather so it was pretty perfect and the crowd was cheering for me and I felt like a home athlete even though I’m from across the pond.”
A focus on competition, not time gave Coburn the AR: "The goal was to win...When I got in the start line, I was just thinking to put the hammer down, go hard not necessarily for the record but to break my opponents."
Emma Coburn's torrid 2014 continued as she set her fourth PR of the year in the steeple but this one was historic for her and many others in the race. Read all about it.
12:50 is the goal for the rabbits.
Could an American record and the first-ever win by an American in a steeple on the DL circuit be in store for Jager?
*MB: Jager in Bislett steeple
We first tell you WHY and then WHY NOT Galen Rupp will break Bernard Lagat's 12:53.60 AR in Oslo on Wednesday. What do you think?
MB: Totally Stacked 2014 DL 5k Oslo - Hagos, Dejen, Caleb and Galen - Will Rupp get the American Record? *Official Rupp DL Oslo 5k Prediction Thread