Carlsbad 5000

Carlsbad 5000

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.
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 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