29 Mar '15, 9pm

Genzebe Dibaba Just Misses World Record at Carlsbad 5000

Genzebe Dibaba Just Misses World Record at Carlsbad 5000

Bernard Lagat sets the masters world record at the 5K road distance. CARLSBAD, Calif. — Ethiopian track star Genzebe Dibaba ran her first 5K road race ever Sunday at the Carlsbad 5000, and she had one goal in mind —a world record. But a slow first mile was too much to overcome in her race against the clock. Dibaba won decisively, but her time of 14:48 was two seconds shy of Meseret Defar’s 5K world record set in 2010. Dibaba ran the first mile in about 4:50, taking charge of the race but putting her behind the world mark. She stormed back in the final two miles, and flew down Carlsbad Village Drive for a downhill finish with the record in sight. It was close, but not quite fast enough. The 24-year-old Dibaba said afterward it would likely be her only road race this year, as she plans to return to the track this summer. She has set four world records in track over the past ...

Full article: http://running.competitor.com/2015/03/news/genzebe-dibaba...

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