Dathan Ritzenhein's 5,000-meter recor...

Dathan Ritzenhein's 5,000-meter record shows U.S. is 'closing the gap'

There are 1 comment on the Oregonlive.com story from Sep 1, 2009, titled Dathan Ritzenhein's 5,000-meter record shows U.S. is 'closing the gap'. In it, Oregonlive.com reports that:

It has been a summer of promising, yet incremental, progress for U.S. distance running.

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btharp

Des Plaines, IL

#1 Sep 12, 2009
Ritz and Rupp will make the 1000m popular in a country that does not appreciate any race over a mile. Does the mile really matter anymore? I'm the world's biggest fan of all things and everything Galen Rupp. Can't wait until this kid hits his next peak.

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