Galen Rupp won the Rome Ostia Half Marathon today in 59:47, the second-fastest time in American history.
According to Pace Sports Management, Rupp passed through 10K in 28:08, which would be about 59:30 pace. Ryan Hall's American record is 59:43 from 2007.
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1. Galen Rupp 🇺🇸 59:47
2. Moses Kemei 🇰🇪 1h00:44
3. Justus Kangogo 🇰🇪 1h01:02
4. Emmanuel Kipsang 🇰🇪 1h01:33
5. Felicien Muhitira 🇷🇼 1h02:05
6. Youssef Benhadi 🇲🇦 1h02:51
7. Desalegn Derara 🇪🇹 1h03:27
8. Stephen Chebogut 🇰🇪 1h04:01
Rupp's previous best for half marathon was 60:30, which he ran to place third in the New York City Half Marathon in 2011.
The 31-year-old member of the Nike Oregon Project will return to the Boston Marathon in five weeks, where he was runner-up last year.