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Old 07-31-16, 12:07 AM
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Colby Alexander just became the fastest 1500 runner in the history of Ohio last night when he ran 3:34.88 to defeat an All-Star field that included three 2016 Olympians. The meet was the first meet in a series of pro, team scored meets called the Track Town Summer Series. This inaugural meet was held at Hayward Field. It was shown live on ESPN.

Here is the link to the race. The men's 1500 is at the 2 hour and 5 minute mark.

http://www.espn.com/watchespn/index#type/replay/

Full Results;
Colby Alexander 3:34.88 (PR)
David Torrence 3:34.95 (2016 1500 Olympian, Peru)
Ben Blankenship 3:35.02 (PR) (2016 1500 Olympian U.S.)
Kyle Merber 3:35.83
Eric Jenkins 3:35.94 (PR)
Johnny Gregorek 3:36.04 (PR)
Robby Andrews 3:37.19 (2016 1500 Olympian U.S.)
Ryan Hill 3:40.19
Eric Avila 3:45.90
Additionally, regarding my last post, Clayton Murphy has posted a top time as well. At the Stumptown Track Classic in Oregon a week after the NCAA meet, Clayton posted a 3:36.23 to move him into 6th All-Time on our Ohio list.

UPDATED LIST OF ALL-TIME FASTEST OHIO 1500 RUNNERS

Colby Alexander 3:34.88 run in 2016
Rob Myers 3:34.89 run in 2005
Corey Leslie 3:34.93 run in 2013
Jeff See 3:35.21 run in 2012
Dave Wottle 3:36.2 (Hand Time) run in 1973
Clayton Murphy 3:36.23 run in 2016
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