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Oregon's Rupp sets 5,000m marks

Updated: February 14, 2009, 12:37 AM ET
Associated Press

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- For a second straight week, Galen Rupp was a runner-up -- and still ran his way into the record book.

Rupp broke two 5,000-meter records Friday night that had stood since the early 1980s, setting American and collegiate marks at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 13 minutes, 18.12 seconds. That was only enough for a second-place finish, though. Bekana Daba of Ethiopia won in 13:17.89.

Last weekend at the Boston Indoor Games, Rupp set an American collegiate ...

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