Ben True

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    29 DEC 1985
USA's Ben True in the senior men's race at the 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships (Getty Images)

Personal Best - Outdoor

Performance Wind Place Date
One Mile 3:59.99 Cambridge, MA 17 JUN 2007
3000 Metres 7:36.59 Rieti (Guidobaldi) 08 SEP 2013
5000 Metres 13:02.74 Palo Alto, CA 04 MAY 2014
10,000 Metres 27:41.17 Palo Alto, CA 29 APR 2012
10 Kilometres 27:51 Cape Elizabeth, ME 03 AUG 2014
15 Kilometres 43:04 Jacksonville, FL 15 MAR 2014

Personal Best - Indoor

Performance Wind Place Date
3000 Metres 7:59.87 Boston (BU), MA 14 FEB 2009

Progression - Outdoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2007 3:59.99 Cambridge, MA 17 JUN

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2013 7:36.59 Rieti (Guidobaldi) 08 SEP
2012 7:44.40 Dublin (Morton Stadium) 25 JUL

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2015 13:05.54 Bruxelles (Boudewijnstadion) 11 SEP
2014 13:02.74 Palo Alto, CA 04 MAY
2013 13:11.59 Heusden-Zolder 13 JUL
2012 13:20.53 Ninove 22 JUL
2011 13:24.11 New York City (Icahn), NY 11 JUN

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2015 27:43.79 Palo Alto, CA 02 MAY
2013 29:07.26 Des Moines, IA 20 JUN
2012 27:41.17 Palo Alto, CA 29 APR
2011 28:16.65 Palo Alto, CA 01 MAY

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2015 28:13 New York City, NY 30 MAY
2014 27:51 Cape Elizabeth, ME 03 AUG

15 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2014 43:04 Jacksonville, FL 15 MAR
2011 43:25 Jacksonville, FL 13 MAR

Progression - Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2009 7:59.87 Boston (BU), MA 14 FEB

Honours - 5000 Metres

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
15th IAAF World Championships 6 13:54.07 Beijing (National Stadium) 29 AUG 2015

Honours - Senior Race

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
40th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 2013 6 33:11 Bydgoszcz (Myslecinek Park) 24 MAR 2013
39th IAAF World Cross Country Championships 35 35:56 Punta Umbría 20 MAR 2011