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Rupp Sets 2M AR, Cain Wins Mile at BU

While flirting with Kenenisa Bekele’s world record of 8:04.35 with a first mile in 4:01.6, Galen Rupp nonetheless held on to break the US 2M record of 8:09.49 set by Bernard Lagat. Rupp ran 8:07.41 a week after lowering Lagat’s US 5000m record to 13:01.26. The B.A.A.’s Brian Harvey would …

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