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      Danny Mercado 14:47.71        Megan O'Reilly 16:26.37

Race Highlights:

Saturday at the Husky Classic, Mt. Spokane WA sr. Megan O'Reilly, running against collegiate and open runners, clocked a 16:26.37 5000m, the fastest prep girls time ever (the track is an oversized 307 meters, requiring notation for records or all-time lists). She finished 11th of 34 competitors. Bri Jackucewicz NJ ran 16:43.02 as an 8th-grader in 2004 and Cassie Hintz ME went 16:45.82 in 2005.

Held within the college/open meet, the boys 5000 meter race was held in honor of distance legend and recent Hall of Fame inductee Gerry Lindgren. Daniel Mercado CA took the lead from the gun, and never released it, winning in 14:47.72 (#4 all-time). Isaac Stoutenburgh OR gave a late charge for 2nd in 14:53.87 (#6 all-time), with Robert Cosby WA winning the battle for 3rd in 15:02.64 (#8 all-time), and Jeff Helmer WA finsihed in fourth with 15:03.46 (#9 all-time). Julian Blake-Cowan WA, with Diego Mercado kindly providing pacing, ran a freshman class best of 15:53.16.

  • Julian Blake-Cowan runs fastest freshman indoor 5000 meter in history, 15:53.16!

  • Rock Springs, Wyoming senior Zach Reiter, with the weight of a state on his back ran the fastest 5000 meters ever run by a Wyoming high school athlete. 15:25.71; Great job Zach!
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    National Records and Rankings

    Indoor 5000 Meter Overall National Records

    Senior

    Brad Hudson

    14:29.28

    1984

    Junior

    Mohamud Ige

    14:53.10

    2005

    Sophomore

    Brandon Jarrett

    15:10.38

    2006

    Freshman

    Doug Smith

    15:51.71

    2006

    Indoor 5000 Meter Oversized National Records

    Senior

    Danny Mercado

    14:47.72

    2006

    Junior

    Max McDonald

    15:09.48

    2006

    Sophomore

    Freshman

    J. Blake-Cowan

    15:53.16

    2006

    Boys Indoor 5000 Meter Short Track National Records

    Senior

    Brad Hudson

    14:29.28

    1984

    Junior

    Mohamud Ige

    14:53.10

    2005

    Sophomore

    Brandon Jarrett

    15:10.38

    2006

    Freshman

    Doug Smith

    15:51.71

    2006

    Girls Indoor 5000 Meter National Records

    Senior

    Megan O'Reilly

    16:26.37*

    2006

    Junior

    Cassie Hintz

    16:45.82

    2005

    Sophomore

    Cathy Shiro

    16:52.48

    1983

    Freshman

    Wendy Sinclair

    17:42.81

    1983

    Boys All-time Top 10 Indoor 5000 Meters

    Brad Hudson

    1984

    14:29.28

    Scott Fuqua

    2002

    14:39.74

    Nurani Sheikh

    2002

    14:44.42

    Danny Mercado

    2006

    14:47.72*

    Mohamud Ige

    2005

    14:53.10

    Isaac Stoutenburgh

    2006

    14:53.87*

    Jay Koloseus

    2006

    14:58.15

    Aden Ahmed

    2005

    15:00.21

    Jeff Helmer

    2006

    15:00.39

    Robert Cosby

    2006

    15:02.64*

    Girls All-time Top 10 Indoor 5000 Meters

    Megan O'Reilly

    2006

    16:27.37*

    Brianna Jackucewicz

    2004

    16:43.02

    Cassie Hintz

    2005

    16:45.82

    Cassie Hintz

    2006

    16:50.08

    Cathy Shiro

    1983

    16:52.48

    Cathy Shiro

    1983

    16:57.50

    Alyssa McKaig

    2003

    17:09.08

    Cassie Hintz

    2005

    17:12.27

    Alyssa McKaig

    2003

    17:19.27

    Lindsay Van Alstine

    2003

    17:24.89

    *=Oversized Track