Date: 26 Feb 2017

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Mo Ahmed smashes Canadian 5k Indoor Record

Mo Ahmed (Bowerman Track Club) won the Boston University Last Chance Meet in 13:04.60min; taking 15sec off the previous national indoor 5k record, which was held by Cam Levins.

Ahmed is now holding three official Canadian Records.

Also Ben True (Saucony) set a new PP of 13:06.74min, as well as Woody Kincaid who ran 13:12.22min (PB) in his first race as a professional runner.

Ahmed’s training partner Chris Derrick (Bowerman Track Club) finished 8th in 13:19.35min. All four athletes ran well under the required qualification standard for this year’s World Championships.

Top-8 Results:

1 Ahmed, Mo Nike/Canada 13:04.60
2 Jenkins, Eric Nike Oregon Project 13:05.85
3 True, Ben Saucony 13:06.74
4 Hill, Ryan Nike Btc 13:07.61
5 Kincaid, Woody Nike Bowerman TC 13:12.22
6 Lomong, Lopez Nike/BowermanTC 13:12.27
7 Campbell, Kemoy Unattached 13:14.45
8 Derrick, Chris Nike Bowerman TC 13:19.35

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