03 Apr '16, 9pm

[email protected] was back at again with the Masters World record-breaking today!

Bernard Lagat continues to obliterate the rules of aging, and today the 41-year-old lowered his own Masters World record in the road 5k to 13:38 at the Carlsbad 5,000m. Lagat finished fourth on Sunday behind Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei (13:24), Kenyan Wilson Too (13:29), and Ethiopian Debeli Gezmu (13:38), and took two seconds off the 13:40 record he set at this same race a year ago. T-Mobile CEO Joh Legere, a very wealthy man and a running fan, made Lagat’s great day in Southern California even better by tacking on some extra prize money. American Hassan Mead was a second behind Lagat in fifth in 13:39. 32-year-old Meseret Defar won her fourth career Carlsbad 5000 crown in 15:02. The two-time Olympic champion and six-time World champion set the 14:46 5k world record at this event 10 years ago. Another 41-year-old, Jen Rhines, was fifth in 15:53, just off the 15:48 U.S. women...

Full article: http://www.flotrack.org/article/40747-bernard-lagat-lower...

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