Fast distance races on tap at Stanford Invitational

The Stanford Invitational, which will be held this Friday and Saturday, March 25-26 is always known for its distance carnival races on Friday evening.  Listed below are some notable names scheduled to race in the distance races.

For the full meet entries and heat sheets, click here.  For the meet schedule, click here.

Men’s 1500 meters:
A.J. Acosta (Oregon): 2nd NCAA 1500m, 3:36 PR
Scott Bauhs (Adidas): 27:48 10k PR, sub-4 minute miler
Tim Bayley (Puma): 3:41 1500m PR, British national team 2010 World Indoors
German Fernandez (Oklahoma St): 2009 NCAA 1500m champ, 3:39.00 1500m PR
Ryan Foster (Penn St): 3rd NCAA indoor mile, 3:41 1500m & 3:58 mile PR
Elijah Greer (Oregon): 1:46 800m PR
Jeremy Rae (Notre Dame): 2010 Meyo Mile champion, sub-4 minute miler
Blake Shaw (USC): sub-4 minute miler
David Torrence (Nike): 1:45, 3:34 PR’s, also entered in 800m on Saturday

Men’s 3000 meter steeplechase:
Josh McAdams (New Balance): 3x USA team member, 8:21 PR
Kyle Perry (New Balance): 2009 NCAA steeple champion
Beau Rogers (Chico TC): 3rd 2010 Div. II nationals

Men’s 5000 meters:
Bolota Asmerom (Saucony): 13:15 PR, 4th 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials
Andrew Bayer (unattached-Indiana): 2nd NCAA indoor 3k, 13:45 5k PR
Donn Cabral (Princeton): 2010 NCAA 2nd steeple, 6th place 5k, 13:53 PR
James Cameron (Washington): sub-4 minute miler, 8th NCAA indoor mile

Men’s 10,000 meters:
Fernando Cabada (Reebok): 2:12:27 marathoner
Robert Cheseret (US Army): 2010 U.S. Road 5k champion, 28:33 PR
Chris Derrick (Stanford): 8x All-American, 13:29 5k PR, 10k debut
Elliott Heath (Stanford): NCAA indoor 3k champion, 13:29 5k PR, 10k debut
Colby Lowe (Oklahoma St): 2x top 10 at NCAA XC, 10k debut
Jonathan Peterson (unattached-UC Davis): 14th 2010 NCAA XC
Jake Riley (Stanford): 3rd 2010 NCAA 10k, 28:46 PR
Parker Stinson (Oregon): 2x USA Junior 10k champion, 29:32 PR

Women’s 1500 meters:
Molly Beckwith (Saucony): 1:59 800m PR
Angela Bizzari (Brooks): 3x NCAA champion, 4:15 PR
Lacey Bleazard (BYU): 2x NCAA indoor 800m champ
Katie Flood (Washington): 2011 World Junior XC qualifier, 4:47 indoor mile PR
Anne Kesselring (Oregon): 4th 2011 NCAA indoor mile, 4:34 indoor mile PR
Brenda Martinez (New Balance): 2nd 2009 NCAA 1500m, 4:09 PR

Women’s 3000 meter steeplechase:
Lindsay Allen (McMillian Elite): 3rd 2010 USA steeplechase, 9:40 PR
Erin Bedell (McMillian Elite): 9:59 steeplechase PR
Sara Hall (Asics): 4:08 1500m PR, 10:10 steeplechase PR

Women’s 5000 meters:
Renee Metivier Baillie (Nike): 2010 USA indoor 3k champ, 15:15 PR
Megan Goethals (Washington): 2009 Foot Locker champion
Jessica Pixler (Colorado): 12x Div. II national champion at Seattle Pacific, 15:44 PR
Jen Rhines (Adidas): 3x U.S. Olympian, 14:55 PR
Emily Sisson (Wisconsin): high school 5k record holder, 15:48 PR

Women’s 10,000 meters:
Liz Costello (Tennessee): 5th NCAA indoor 5k, 15:48 5k PR
Tara Erdmann (Loyola Marymount): 8th NCAA indoor 3k, 6th 2010 NCAA 10k, 33:22 PR
Betsy Saina (Iowa St): 2nd 2010 NCAA 10k, 33:13 PR
Lindsey Scherf (West Valley TC): 32:51 PR

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