Saturday, September 03, 2016

UpdatedHeather Kampf 3rd in New Balance Fifth Ave Mile; Blankenship 8th, Ferlic 17th in 3:59.9

Bulletin: Heather Kampf  3rd in New Balance Fifth Ave Mile in PR 4:19.7.  Jenny Simpson first in 4:18.30
Ben Blankenship 8th in men's race in 3:53.9, Mason Ferlic 17th in 3:59.9

Official Race Results are HERE

Women's race was a battle among the top three with Jenny Simpson and the UK's Laura Muir battling from the front with Heather Kampf in their shadows.  All three ran PRs and were separated by a second at the finish.

Ben Blankenship set a blistering pace for the first 3/4 of the race where Olympic champion Matt Centrowitz took over, followed by training partner Eric Jenkins and Colby Alexander battling to the line.  Jenkins made a last second burst to edge Centrowitz and Alexander as all three ran PRs.

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