7 American-born men have run under 13:18 for 5000 this year. Three of them are from tiny Maine, population 1.33 million. (And a fourth is from next door New Hampshire) What makes Mainers so fast? Lobstah? Blueberries? Soft Serve ice cream?
13:06 Ben True (Maine)
13:07 Eric Jenkins (New Hampshire)
13:12 Galen Rupp (Oregon)
13:15 Ryan Hill (North Carolina)]
13:16 Garret Heath (Minnesota)
13:17 Will Geoghegan (Maine)
13:17 Riley Masters (Maine)