26:59! How Chris Solinsky Transformed a "Glorified Tempo" Into an All-Time Upset and Performance
2019 Payton Jordan Preview: Yomif Kejelcha, Sifan Hassan, Jenny Simpson Among Big Names Chasing Fast Times
2015 Payton Jordan Men's Preview: Action Galore - True vs. Mead II, The Return of Nick Symmonds, and a Sub-4 HSer?
Track fans, this one is loaded with former NCAA stars. That's the good news. The bad news is you gotta choose, this or Mayweather - Pacquiao. More bad news, HSer Grant Fisher might go sub-4 but it won't count - unless Stanford changes from a 1,500 to a mile in the next 24 hours.
2015 Payton Jordan Accepted Entries
2014 Payton Jordan Women's 5,000: Sifan Hassan Goes Sub-15 To Win As Katie Mackey Runs 15:04 And Aisling Cuffe Is The 3rd Fastest Collegiate All-Time
The women's 5,000 at the 2014 Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational was won by the Netherlands' Sifan Hassan (formerly of Ethiopia) in a world-leading time of 14:59.23. Sweden's Meraf Bahta (formerly of Eritrea) was second in a national record of 14:59.49. Leading the Americans was Brooks Beasts' Katie Mackey in 15:04.74, just beating out Boulder Track Club's Laura Thweatt (15:04.98). GB 20-year-old Emelia Gorecka was 5th in 15:07.45 as Stanford's Aisling Cuffe set a new school record and put herself 3rd on the all-time NCAA list with a 15:11.13.
2014 Payton Jordan Men's 10,000: Mexico's Juan Luis Barrios Gets The Win Over Cam Levins
Mexico's Juan Luis Barrios was the winner of the 2014 Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational 10,000 in 27:34.40 as Cam Levins was second in 27:36.00. Oklahoma State's Shadrack Kipchirchir set a collegiate lead at 27:36.79 for 5th beating out Texas Tech's Kennedy Kithuka (27:41.73). Bobby Curtis was the top American in 7th with 27:46.30.
2014 Payton Jordan Mid-D Action: Elise Cranny's #2 All-Time 4:10.95 1500 Highlights
Cranny is now the second fastest high schooler of all-time as she blew away Jordan Hasay's 4:14.50. Only Mary Cain's NR of 4:04.62 is faster. In other events, Eliud Rutto had a breakthrough 1:45.37 victory in the 800, Karine Belleau-Beliveau beat Treniere Moser in the women's 800, Riley Masters won the men's 1500 (3:38) and Billy Nelson and Shalaya Kipp got steeplechase wins.
Payton Jordan Women's 10,000: Molly Huddle Is #2 All-Time Fastest American At 30:47; Sally Kipyego Gets The Win In 30:42
The women's 10,000 saw a new world lead in Olympic silver medalist Sally Kipyego's 30:42.26 and the second fastest time ever by an American woman in Molly Huddle's 30:47.59 for second place. Former All-American Betsy Saina was 3rd (30:57.30) and Jordan Hasay set a new PR with 31:39.67 for 4th.
2014 Payton Jordan Invitational: Men's 5000: Ben True And Hassan Mead Go 13:02 As The Top 5 Break 13:10
True got the win in 13:02.76 over a super stacked field where Mead was second in 13:02.80.