Chris Solinsky Sets American 10K Record in 26:59 at the 2010 Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational

Chris Solinsky just set an American record with time of 26:59.60 at the 2010 Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational at Stanford Universtiy. This was Solinsky’s debut race at the 10K distance, and his record beats the previous American 10K mark of 27:13.98 set in 2001 by Meb Keflezighi. Here are some videos of this amazing race provided by Flotrack:

The race in its entirety:

Track and Field Videos on Flotrack

Just the Finish:

Track and Field Videos on Flotrack

Post-Race Interview:

Track and Field Videos on Flotrack

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Comments

  1. Leeybhome says:

    what a great runner and what a great race. Too bad Nike had all their cameras out hoping that Galen would win the race. Never bet against a Badger. I guy that runs to beat people, not necessarily to get a particular time. Sure sounds like a page from Prefontaine to me

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