On the track he's run some piss poor 1500s and DNF miles. Then he'll run a faster pace for a 5k soon after.
show me an example of bekele running "a faster pace" for 5k than for a 1500.
Off the top of my head, he dnf a 1500 in 2009, then ran 12:56 3 weeks later.
this is not an example.