Bernard Lagat gets 4th win in 3,000
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- For a moment Saturday, Bernard Lagat looked more like a halfback cutting through the open field than a middle-distance runner sprinting to the finish.
Cutting across the lanes to seek some space between lapped runners in the 3,000-meter run at the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships, Lagat was able to find a path to the tape in a time of 7 minutes, 46.01 seconds to take his fourth title in the event in the past five years -- only missing in 2013 when he did not compete. ...
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