28 Aug '15, 9pm

Here's why most championship distance races are slow:

Here's why most championship distance races are slow:

In July, Evan Jager ran the U.S. record of 8:00.45 in a fast-from-the-start race in Paris, and beat some of the Kenyans he faced at the world championships. Yet in Beijing, Jager didn’t run as aggressively as he had in Paris. In the early stages, he bided his time in the pack. He took the lead with one lap to go, but over the next 200 meters was overtaken by the four Kenyans in the race, and he finished sixth. Ezekiel Kemboi ran his last lap in 56.6 seconds, and won in 8:11.28. In Paris, Jager beat him by 19 seconds, and beat Monday’s silver medalist, Conseslus Kipruto, by nine seconds. Afterward, Jager seemed to acknowledge that his tactics reduced his chances of medaling. “I’ve got to figure out how to do it my way,” he said. “I don’t think I can do it their way and beat them.” But how? It’s much harder than it looks. History shows that, by and large, championships races...

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