Just 36 one-hundredths of a second separated Bangor High School graduate Riley Masters from his second national title of the year in Sunday’s 5,000-meter men’s final at the USA Track and Field championships in Des Moines, Iowa.
The former University of Maine and Oklahoma University All-American, who now runs professionally for Nike, finished fourth in the 19-runner field in 13 minutes, 30.23 seconds.
Paul Chelimo of the U.S. Army won the race in 13:29.47.
The race, which began more than three hours after its scheduled start time due to lightning in the area, turned into a tactical event with Masters one of a …read more
Source: Bangor Daily News