Saturday, June 30, 2012

Congratulations to Chris Kelly, the winner in the "WIN KIP'S SPIKES" contest...

EUGENE--Chris Kelly is the winner of the "WIN KIP'S SPIKES" contest run on's Facebook fan page. Kelly predicted that Bernard would run 13:22.69. He posted his prediction at 7:43 am, pacific time Wednesday on the main thread.

Lagat ran 13:22.82 Thursday night to finish second behind Galen Rupp in the finals of the men's 5000 meters.

The next four closest to guessing Lagat's actual time of 13:22.82 were Charlie Farrington (.25), Ace X'Tian Edens (.26), Chris Robertson (.36), and Matt Van Egmond (.47).

All of the top five guessed within .50 seconds of his actual time.

Kelly will also receive a pair of running shoes plus apparel, courtesy of Nike Running.

Over 225 followers of the blog's Facebook fan page submitted an entry for the contest.

On behalf of Bernard Lagat and Nike, thank you very much for your participation!

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