2011 Carlsbad 5000 Complete Race Coverage

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Apr. 3, 2011
  • Updated Apr. 4, 2011 at 9:30 PM UTC

The World’s Fastest 5K lived up to its name once again as runners of all ages and ability levels set personal bests at this morning’s Carlsbad 5000. Check out’s complete coverage of the event, including recaps from the men’s & women’s Masters and elite races, as well as photos from all the day’s races.





  • Men’s & Women’s Elite Races The World’s Fastest 5K lived up to its name as Ethiopians Dejen Gebremeskel (13:11) and Aheza Kiros (15:13) were the top finishers in the men’s & women’s elite races, respectivelyCheck out these great photos by Ollie Neglerio.
  • Men’s & Women’s Masters RacesCheck out these great shots of the men’s and women’s 40+ races from this morning’s Carlsbad 5000!
  • Men’s & Women’s 30-39 RacesHere’s a great spread of images from along the course of this morning’s men’s & women’s 30-39 races at the Carlsbad 5000.
  • Men’s & Women’s Under-29 Race – Here’s a great gallery of photos from this morning’s men’s & women’s under-29 race at this morning’s Carlsbad 5000.
  • Along The Course Another cool spread of photos from along the course of today’s Carlsbad 5000 road races.
  • The 2011 Carlsbad 5000 In PhotosHere’s another great spread of photos capturing the before, during and after of this morning’s Carlsbad 5000.
  • Junior CarlsbadThe adults weren’t the only ones who got to have fun this weekend. Check out this great gallery of photos from Saturday’s Junior Carlsbad races!

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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