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Lagat takes 2-Mile American Record, Verzbicas misses HS record, 3rd all-time Feb 13, 2011

Bernard Lagat claimed his fifth American indoor record by erasing Doug Padilla’s time of 8:15.02 set in 1990, in a showcase race set up for record chases. High school distance phenom Lukas Verzbicas, who went after the high school national record, instead clocked the third-fastest time in American history, 8:43.24.

A WEEK at the Armory: What you might have missed Feb 17, 2011

It’s easy to get lost in the towering shadow of two national record attempts in the same race with Bernard Lagat and high schooler Lukas Verzbicas. Then there was last night’s sprint by 95-year-old Ida Keeling, which showed that running is more than a sport but can become a lifestyle.

Lagat Takes Aim at a Fifth USA Indoor Record at the NYRR Deuce Record Challenge at the Armory Feb 2, 2011

New York — The USA’s most decorated middle-distance runner of the last decade, Bernard Lagat, will bid to fill out his hand with an unprecedented fifth national indoor record, this time at the two-mile distance, at the NYRR Deuce Record Challenge at the Armory on Saturday, February 12, it was announced today by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg.

Lukas Verzbicas Interview Feb 12, 2011

Lukas Verzbicas talks with ArmoryTrack.com's Christopher Hunt after running 8:43.24 in the 2 mile, the 3rd best HS time ever.

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