MTF PA’s Tom Bernhard SMASHES M65-59 5,000m Record at USATF Championships

Brief summary below courtesy of Mark Winitz

Tom Bernhard

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 ( login required). Yes, that’s Tom in the login photo, toeing the start line in front of the pack.)