In a 2003 crash, 115 died.-Claire Napier Galofaro Ethiopian runner Tirunesh Dibaba set a new world record in the womens 5,000m on Friday in Oslo at the IAAF Golden League championship. The 22-year-old two-time World 10,000m champion crossed the finish line in 14 minutes 11.15 seconds. Dibaba broke the previous record of 14:16.63, set by IWC replica watches fellow Ethiopian Meserat Defa.Also at the Golden League, 2004 Olympian Jen Rhines finished the race in fifth in 14:54.29, the sixth fastest performance of all time by an American.--Emily Matchar The Race Across America heads into its third day, with Slovenian Jure Robic on track to break records—if he can keep up his torrid pace for the next, oh, week. Six solo riders are already struggling to meet the official cutoffs.
Meanwhile, the relay team of Kevin Kaiser and Jeff Bauer has just passed the spot near Goulding, Utah, where Forrest Gump finally stopped running.And like Forrest, this team just wont stop pedaling. Actually, they have no choice. They are riding fixies. Theyre hoping to grind across the country, with over 19 vertical miles of climbing, on 48 x 17 single-speeds. So far neither of the riders have had to walk up any hills, according to the team. Corum replica watches They are due in Taos, New Mexico, tomorrow.Last year, 38-year-old John Spurgeon became the first person to finish, let alone start, the solo race on a fixed-gear bike. The key? He didnt stop pedaling.--Matthew Fishbane
Dave Scott is the ultimate triathlete. This sixtime Ironman Kona champion is only one of a handful who have won the coveted top spot three times in a row. And although hes no longer racing, hes still in the game. The proof: He guided both replica watch gift winners of this years race, Craig Alexander of Australia and Chrissie Wellington of the UK. Heres his take on Kona. Aileen Torres Who did you train for Ironman this year?I served as an adviser for both Craig Alexander and Chrissie Wellington.I’ve worked with Craig on strength and recovery programs for the last year, andChrissie’s complete program for the last three months.