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2010 Brutus Hamilton Invitational Results

by Brett Larner

Quick results from the distance events at the 2010 Brutus Hamilton Invitational in Berkeley, CA.

2010 Brutus Hamilton Invitational - Top Finishers
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Men's 10000 m

1. Yuki Sato (Team Nissin Shokuhin) - 28:27.93
2. Yuta Takahashi (Team S&B) - 28:36.86 - PB
3. Takeshi Makabe (Team Kanebo) - 28:40.23
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6. Yusuke Hasegawa (Jobu Univ.) - 28:58.63

Men's 5000 m

1. Galen Rupp (Unattached) - 13:32.53
2. Juan Carlos Romero (Nike German Silva) - 13:34.27
3. Kensuke Takezawa (Team S&B) - 13:47.30
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5. Ikuto Yufu (Komazawa Univ.) - 13:54.15
9. Yasunori Murakami (Team Fujitsu) - 14:07.59
11. Masato Kihara (Team Kanebo) - 14:15.99

Women's 3000 m

1. Amy Begley (Nike Oregon) - 8:53.73
2. Malindi Elmore (Unattached ) - 8:57.97
3. Yuriko Kobayashi (Team Toyota Jidoshoki) - 9:01.39
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9. Kazue Kojima (Team Toyota Jidoshoki) - 9:17.08

Men's 3000 mSC

1. Steve Strickland (Utah State) - 8:42.97
2. Gilbert Limo (Texas Tech) - 8:42.99
3. Hiroyoshi Umegae (Team NTN) - 8:53.10

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Comments

Anonymous said…
Hey, you might be interested in the new Wanjiru article at runningtimes.com. He talks a bit about the japanese system and points out some flaws in the system (too much control over the athlete, lack of altitude and hills, etc). What do you think?

I'm glad to see he's very thankful for the training and opportunities he got in Japan. It's to know he hasn't forgotten the big part Japan played in his development. The link is:

http://www.runningtimes.com/Article.aspx?ArticleID=19369&PageNum=1
Brett Larner said…
Glad to see you read it and thought it was interesting. I wrote the accompanying article on Africans in Japan and contributed some of the results and stats for the Wanjiru article.
Anonymous said…
Ah i see. I should've guessed as much. You've become the go-to guy in the running world for anything to do with japanese running.

And thanks for this blog, wonderful work.

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