Bernard Lagat Sets AR of 8:10.07, Lukas Verzbicas runs 8:43.2! #3 Prep time, by Larry Eder

In a race run at the New Balance Armory on Saturday evening, Bernard Lagat broke the AR for two miles indoors with a time of 8:10.07. His unofficial splits were 62.5 for 400 meters, 2:03.07 for 800 meters, 3:05 for 1,200 meters and 4:07.9 for the mile. Lagat hit 2k in 5:09.6, 2,400 meters in 6:10.2, and 1 3/4 miles at 7:11.8. Running his last lap in 59.9, Lagat ran 8:10.07 for the AR.

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Bernard Lagat winning in 2010 AVIVA London, photo by PhotoRun.net.

Lukas Verzbicas, who ran a personal best of 4:03.88 for the mile last weekend at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix. Verzbicas was making a run at the Gerry Lindgrens 44 year old prep record! Verzbicas made a game run of it, hitting the mile mark in 4:15.1 and hitting the finishing line in 8:43.2 (4:28.1 last mile)! Verzbicas time is the number three prep time ever!

Verzbicas-Manzano-NBind11.JPGVerzbicas running mile at 2011 NB Indoor Grand Prix, photo by PhotoRun.net.

More details to come!

 



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