Rebecca continued her strong season at the US 5km Championships with a runner-up finish. Rebecca powered over the last hill and down the finishing straight to pull away from Jen Rhines (15:31) and Sara Hall (15:33) to finish 2nd and establish a new personal best, 15:30. Amy Yoder-Begley won the race in 15:27. In coordination with USATF, Flotrack provided in-depth coverage of the championships. The US 5km Championships is held in conjunction with the CVS Caremark Downtown 5k in Providence, RI. Rebecca’s second place finish earned her 12 points in the USA Running Circuit and moved her up to seventh in the standings.
Tegenkamp Wins Title and Donaghue Rolls at 5k Road Champs (Kimbia Athletics article)
Rebecca’s post-race interview
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