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5k Olympic A Standard Attempt Tomorrow at Nike – Open to the Public

Lopez Lomong and Woody Kinkaid will be making an attempt to run the Olympic A Standard of 13:13.50 tomorrow night (Tuesday, September 10) on the Michael Johnson Track at Nike’s campus in Beaverton.

Joining the pair will be Matthew Centrowitz, the last gold-medal winner of an Olympic 1500m, and eight-time Canadian Record holder Moh Ahmed. Currently, Lomong holds a PR of 13:11.63, Kinkaid can boast a 13:12.22, and Centrowitz has run a 13:20.06.

This event is open to the public and a loud cheering section would be most appreciated! The festivities will start at 8:30p with the race at 9p. It will also be streamed live on Portland Track’s Tracklandia webpage.

 

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