April 02, 2023
Carlsbad 5000 Celebrates 37th Running On Sunday
The men's race has Kenyans Edwin Kurgat and David Bett and US's Reid Buchanan while the women are lead by Mexico's Laura Galvan and US's Allie Ostrander.
May 21, 2022
The Carlsbad 5000 Returns From Three Year Hiatus On Sunday
Reigning champ Edward Cheserek leads the men's field while the women have Olympians Kim Conley and Dom Scott.
April 08, 2019
Edward Cheserek Matches World Record En Route To Carlsbad 5000 Victory; Sharon Lodeki Wins Women's Race In Her Professional Debut
Cheserek ran 13:29 tying the road WR (the IAAF only started recognizing the 5000 road record in 2017). In the women's race, Cheserek's girlfriend and NCAA 10,000 champ Lokedi made her pro debut with a 15:48 victory.
March 27, 2019
April 7: Edward Cheserek To Headline 2019 Carlsbad 5000
Carlsbad is a historically fast 5k, so it'll be interesting to see what kind of time Cheserek can put down.
March 23, 2018
The 2018 Carlsbad 5000 Is Sunday
The women's race has GB's Emelia Gorecka (15:07 PB) and the men are lead by Swedish 1500 NR holder Kalle Berglund and Denmark 7-time national champ Nick Jensen.
April 02, 2017
Results: 2017 Carlsbad 5000 Results
April 02, 2017
Dejen Gebremeskel (13:27) Destroys Paul Chelimo By 20 Seconds To Win 5th Carlsbad 5000 Title, Violah Lagat (15:35) Outkicks Shannon Rowbury For Women's Title
March 31, 2017
RRW: Americans Shannon Rowbury, Paul Chelimo To Take On International Rivals at Carlsbad 5000
Rowbury faces Viola Lagat, former All-American Dominque Scott and Neely Gracey while the men's race has 2012 Olympic silver medalist Dejen Gebremeskel, Will Leer, GB's Andy Vernon and Aussie Collis Birmingham.
April 04, 2016
Meseret Defar (15:02) And Joshua Cheptegei (13:24) Prevail At Carlsbad 5000 As Bernard Lagat Shatters His Own Masters World Record
Lagat finished 4th overall in 13:38, 1-second ahead of Hassan Mead. Defar won comfortably by 9-seconds while Jen Rhines was the first American woman in 6th (15:53). *Results
March 25, 2016
Bernard Lagat, Lawi Lalang, Will Leer, Collis Birmingham And Andy Vernon Headline Field For Next Weekend's Carlsbad 5K
March 29, 2015
Genzebe Dibaba (14:48) And Lawi Lalang (13:32) Take Home Titles At 2015 Carlsbad 5,000
Dibaba missed out on the world record (14:46) but was still very impressive, winning by 25 seconds. Lalang beat fellow Kenyan Wilson Too (13:35) for the men's title, while Bernard Lagat was third in a world masters best of 13:40.
March 28, 2015
Genzebe Dibaba Shoots for World Record (14:46) at Carlsbad 5000; Dejen Gebremeskel Goes for 5 Straight vs. Bernard Lagat & Diego Estrada
Carlsbad is home to 45 of the fastest 50 men's 5K road times in history and is hoping for a women's world record in its 30th edition on Sunday. We spoke to Dibaba and her coach Jama Aden (among others) on Friday, who offered an explanation for her struggles at outdoor World Championships. Andy Vernon also offered his thoughts on Mo Farah.
March 30, 2014
Dejen Gebremskel And Julia Bleasdale Win 2014 Carlsbad 5,000 - Bernard Lagat Sets New American Record Of 13:19
Gebremeskel turned the tables on Lagat from World Indoors but Lagat left with a nice consolation prize. In the women's race, no one came close to Brenda Martinez as the top American - not Jordan Hasay or Gabriele Grunewald.
March 30, 2014
RESULTS - Carlsbad 5000
March 27, 2014