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Rupp Contemplating American Record Bid

  • By Matt Fitzgerald
  • Published Apr. 27, 2010

The youngster hopes to take down Meb’s longstanding 10,000m mark.

Meb Kelfezighi’s American record of 27:13.98 for 10,000 meters has stood for nine years. No one has even come close to it since it was set. But Nike Oregon Project member Galen Rupp, who set his personal best of 27:33.58 three years ago at the tender age of 20, believes he’s ready to run faster. And he will try to do so Friday night at Hayward Field, where Rupp made so many memories as a representative of the University of Oregon–weather permitting, as the linked article explains.

For More: Oregon Live

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