By Mario Fraioli, Published Jul. 1, 2011
Vincent Chepkok wins a tight race in the men’s 5,000 meters, crossing the finish line in a meet record 12:59.13. Two other men also broke 12 minutes in the race. Photo: PhotoRun.net
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Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College, he coaches both elite and age-group runners and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica at the 2012 Olympics. 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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