In his only competition since the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials (2/29/20), Galen Rupp wins a special half-marathon in Oregon on October 30, in 1:00:22. This was only time since the Oly Trials that the two time Olympic Trials champion has run with other athletes. A good test for Galen Rupp.
LANE COUNTY (USA, Oct 30): In a special half-marathon in Oregon, Olympic medalist Galen Rupp won in 1:00:22 over Japanese record holder Suguru Osako 1:01:15 (missed his PB by 2 seconds). Australian Pat Tiernan as pacemaker clocked at 15 km in 43:15 what is national record.
Rupp gets in a race, a win and a record https://t.co/YWKHzA2MxX
— The Register-Guard (@registerguard) October 30, 2020
To see the complete stoy, by Chis Hansen, go to: https://www.registerguard.com/story/sports/pro/track-field/2020/10/30/galen-rupps-first-race-eight-months-results-win-and-record/6066808002/