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Watch: The 2016 Carlsbad 5000 Elite Races

If you couldn't be in Southern California, re-live the entire Carlsbad 5000 elite races here.

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The 2016 Carlsbad 5000 was another fast day of racing in the seaside town north of San Diego, California. If you weren’t able to be in Southern California, you can see the elite races in full right here.

Elite Women

Three-time Carlsbad 5000 champion Meseret Defar of Ethiopia returned 10 years after setting the road 5K world record in Carlsbad, looking for her fourth title:

Elite Men

A fast field, with crowd favorite Bernard Lagat looking for a Masters world record, thrilled the crowd. Here’s how it played out:

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