Lagat Breaks 5000-meter Record In Boston

Feb 8, 2010
Outside Magazine

Bernard Lagat broke the American 5000 meter record at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games. Lagat announced his intentions before the games began, but it looked as if he wouldn't be so lucky. All runners were well behind the record pace with 1000 meters to go, reports Cool Running. But American Galen Rupp began pushing the pace and Lagat followed. He finished with a record time of 13:11.50. Video (albeit shaky) below.

-- Jonah Ogles

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