Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Curtis and Rhines End 2010 in USA Top 10



The final 2010 rankings are out, via Track and Field News. Bobby Curtis (shown above winning the 2008 NCAA title at 5000 meters) finished 2010 as the #4 ranked US runner at both 5000 and 10,000 meters. In 2010, Curtis went 27:33.38 over 10,000 meters on May 1 at Stanford. Five weeks later, he ran 13:18.97 for 5000 meters in Paris. Jen Rhines, who has been a yearly top-5 US runner at several distances from 3000 to the marathon, was ranked #7 in the US at 5000 meters. She finished 4th over 5000 meters at the USATF outdoor championships in June and ran 15:22.05 in Eugene on July 3. On the roads, Jen finished 2nd at both the US 10K (October in Boston) and 15K (March in Jacksonville) championships. In December, Jen won the Las Vegas Rock 'n Roll half marathon.

Here are the top-10 lists for each relevavnt event.

US Men's 5000 meters
1. Bernard Lagat
2. Chris Solinsky
3. Galen Rupp
4. Bobby Curtis
5. Ed Moran
6. Tim Nelson
7. Dan Huling
8. Brent Vaughn
9. Aaron Braun
10. Matt Tegenkamp

US Men's 10,000 meters
1. Chris Solinsky
2. Galen Rupp
3. Tim Nelson
4. Bobby Curtis
5. Patrick Smyth
6. David Jankowski
7. Scott Bauhs
8. Brent Vaughn
9. Brett Gotcher
10. Ed Moran

Women's 5000 meters
1. Molly Huddle
2. Shalane Flanagan
3. Amy Begley
4. Shannon Rowbury
5. Lisa Koll
6. Lauren Fleshman
7. Jen Rhines
8. Jenny Barringer
9. Desiree Davila
10. Angela Bizzarri

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