Brief summary below courtesy of Mark Winitz
Today our PA/USATF LDR Chair, Tom Bernhard, smashed the U.S. men’s age 65-69 record for 5,000m under very windy conditions at the U.S. Masters Track & Field Championships in Grand Rapids, MI. He ran 17:44.03. The previous record was 18:07.7 set by Joe King in 1991. Click here for results. Let’s all give Tom our very hearty congratulations!
USATF Report: Long-standing American records fall on first day of USATF Masters Outdoor Championships
MEN’S 65+ 5000M – USATF MASTERS OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 VideoCLICK HERE to view the race video (runnerspace.com login required). Yes, that’s Tom in the login photo, toeing the start line in front of the pack.)