29 Mar '15, 7am

After 30 years, Carlsbad is still fastest! by David Monti, RRW, used with permission - RunBlogRun, #carlsbad5000,...

After 30 years, Carlsbad is still fastest! by David Monti, RRW, used with permission - RunBlogRun, #carlsbad5000,...

AFTER 30 YEARS, CARLSBAD IS STILL FASTEST By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved, used with permission. (27-Mar) - From the first edition in 1986 won by Steve Scott and PattiSue Plumer in 13:32 and 15:31, respectively, the Carlsbad 5000 has consistently been the world's fastest 5-K road race. Not only is the event the home of both the men's and women's Association of Road Racing Statisticians (ARRS) world records, but no other 5-K road race has generated the sheer volume of fast times that Carlsbad has. The 30th edition will be held on Sunday in Carlsbad, Calif., just north of San Diego. According to the ARRS, there have been a whopping 216 men's performances in Carlsbad under 13:50, and 190 women's marks under 16:00. Moreover, there have been 23 men's marks under 13:20, and 29 women's marks under 15:20. The world records for men and wom...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2015/03/after-30-years-carlsbad...

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