The 2015 Carlsbad 5000 lived up to its name as the “World’s Fastest 5K,” producing a near-world record on the women’s side and a master’s world record on the men’s side.
Couldn’t make the trip to Carlsbad, Calif.? No sweat. Here are both of the elite races in their entirety.
The elite races started off with the women’s race, featuring Ethiopian star Genzebe Dibaba, who was running her first-ever road 5K intent on breaking the world record of 14:46.
The men’s race was highlighted by Bernard Lagat’s quest to break the American record of 13:24 set nearly 20 years ago. It also featured a dual between two Kenyans who took control of the lead early.
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