27 Apr '16, 6pm

Chris Solinsky Retires And We Rank The Five Best Moments of His Career - Sub-27:00, A

Solinsky never made an Olympic team (MB: Is Solinsky the best US runner to never make the Olympic team? )and never won a U.S. title on the track (he didn’t run USAs when he was on fire in 2010 as it was a non-World championship year), but he came close on a few occasions, taking second in the 5,000 in 2009 (when he and teammates Matt Tegenkmap and Evan Jager went 1-2-3) and 2011 . The latter race — and not one of his many victories — was what Solinsky selected as the best race of his career, telling KIMbia Athletics in his retirement statement, “That was the closest I ever came to beating [Bernard] Lagat. I looked at Lagat as a measuring stick against how I could do versus anyone in the world. He was not just best in the U.S. but the best in the world. I always wanted to go for that challenge—I thrived off the challenge. Running against Lagat made me a way better runner.”

Full article: http://www.letsrun.com/news/2016/04/chris-solinsky-retire...

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