Mile News Tagged Carlsbad 5000

Sub-4:20 Miler Brenda Martinez Has Big Goals for the Carlsbad 5000

March 20, 2015

“If I’m there in the final Mile or even the final quarter than I will be really excited."

By Duncan Larkin, Competitor Magazine

It’s a given that runners—no matter their ability or age–have to be tough. Let’s face it: this beloved sport of ours is a demanding one that requires Herculean...

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Track veteran Lagat ready to hit the road

March 28, 2014

Two-time Olympic medalist ready to run in ‘World’s Fastest 5K’

By Kristian Ibarra, San Diego Union-Tribune

He ran in the Olympics, earning silver and bronze 1500m medals. He won gold at the World Championships.

Now, for the first time in his storied track & field career, Bernard Lagat...

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