Ben TRUE

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    29 DEC 1985
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    234389
USA's Ben True in the senior men's race at the 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's 5000m 13 1219
Men's Overall Ranking 456 1219
Men's Road Running 214 1087

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's 5000m 13 for 16 weeks
Men's Overall Ranking 346 for 1 week
Men's Road Running 125 for 2 weeks
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
800 Metres 1:50.07 Hanover, NH (USA) 12 MAY 2007 1024
1500 Metres 3:36.05 Somerville, MA (USA) 17 JUN 2016 1160
One Mile 3:57.83 Cork (IRL) 16 JUL 2018 1101
3000 Metres 7:35.53 Paris (FRA) 01 JUL 2017 1204
Two Miles 8:23.76 Eugene, OR (USA) 25 MAY 2018 1130
5000 Metres 13:02.74 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 04 MAY 2014 1200
10,000 Metres 27:41.17 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 29 APR 2012 1161
5 Kilometres 13:20 Boston, MA (USA) 15 APR 2017 1157
10 Kilometres 27:51 Cape Elizabeth, ME (USA) 02 AUG 2014 1143
15 Kilometres 43:04 Jacksonville (USA) 15 MAR 2014 1127
10 Miles Road 46:48 St. Paul (USA) 02 OCT 2011 1104
Half Marathon 1:02:56 New York, NY (USA) 17 MAR 2019 1073
Half Marathon 1:02:39 * New York, NY (USA) 18 MAR 2018 1078

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
One Mile 3:57.31 Boston, MA (USA) 28 JAN 2017 1165
3000 Metres 7:40.96 New York, NY (USA) 11 FEB 2017 1195
Two Miles 8:11.33 New York, NY (USA) 11 FEB 2017 1245
5000 Metres 13:06.74 Boston, MA (USA) 26 FEB 2017 1237

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
5 Kilometres 13:44 Boston, MA (USA) 13 APR 2019 1072
Half Marathon 1:02:56 New York, NY (USA) 17 MAR 2019 1073

Outdoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2007 1:50.07 Hanover, NH (USA) 12 MAY 2007
2005 1:50.68 Waltham, MA (USA) 22 MAY 2005

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 3:42.57 Cork (IRL) 16 JUL 2018
2016 3:36.05 Somerville, MA (USA) 17 JUN 2016
2013 3:40.07 Walnut, CA (USA) 19 APR 2013
2010 3:42.47 Eugene, OR (USA) 28 MAY 2010
2009 3:42.41 Waltham, MA (USA) 13 JUN 2009
2008 3:49.00 New Haven, CT (USA) 11 MAY 2008
2007 3:40.17 Sacramento, CA (USA) 09 JUN 2007
2006 3:44.17 Philadelphia, PA (USA) 07 MAY 2006
2005 3:46.85 Durham, NH (USA) 14 MAY 2005

Outdoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2018 3:57.83 Cork (IRL) 16 JUL 2018
2007 3:59.99 Cambridge, MA (USA) 17 JUN 2007

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 7:41.86 Ostrava (CZE) 13 JUN 2018
2017 7:35.53 Paris (FRA) 01 JUL 2017
2013 7:36.59 Rieti (ITA) 08 SEP 2013
2012 7:44.40 Dublin (IRL) 25 JUL 2012

Outdoor

Two Miles

Performance Place Date
2018 8:23.76 Eugene, OR (USA) 25 MAY 2018

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 13:04.11 Bruxelles (BEL) 31 AUG 2018
2017 13:10.83 Heusden-Zolder (BEL) 22 JUL 2017
2016 13:12.67 Eugene, OR (USA) 28 MAY 2016
2015 13:05.54 Bruxelles (BEL) 11 SEP 2015
2014 13:02.74 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 04 MAY 2014
2013 13:11.59 Heusden-Zolder (BEL) 13 JUL 2013
2012 13:20.53 Ninove (BEL) 21 JUL 2012
2011 13:24.11 New York, NY (USA) 11 JUN 2011
2010 13:43.98 Portland, OR (USA) 11 JUN 2010
2007 14:14.85 Princeton, NJ (USA) 05 MAY 2007
2006 14:18.61 Philadelphia, PA (USA) 07 MAY 2006

Outdoor

5 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2019 13:44 Boston, MA (USA) 13 APR 2019
2018 13:42 Boston, MA (USA) 14 APR 2018
2017 13:20 Boston, MA (USA) 15 APR 2017
2016 13:41 Boston, MA (USA) 16 APR 2016
2015 13:22 Boston, MA (USA) 18 APR 2015
2014 13:26 Boston, MA (USA) 19 APR 2014
2012 13:41 Boston, MA (USA) 15 APR 2012
2011 13:44 Providence, RI (USA) 18 SEP 2011
2009 14:04 Corvallis, OR (USA) 24 OCT 2009

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 29:04.21 Eugene, OR (USA) 01 JUL 2016
2015 27:43.79 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 02 MAY 2015
2013 29:07.26 Des Moines, IA (USA) 20 JUN 2013
2012 27:41.17 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 29 APR 2012
2011 28:16.65 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 01 MAY 2011

Outdoor

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2018 28:29 Cape Elizabeth, ME (USA) 04 AUG 2018
2017 27:56 Cape Elizabeth, ME (USA) 05 AUG 2017
2016 28:17 Cape Elizabeth, ME (USA) 06 AUG 2016
2015 28:13 New York, NY (USA) 30 MAY 2015
2014 27:51 Cape Elizabeth, ME (USA) 02 AUG 2014
2010 29:02 Cape Elizabeth, ME (USA) 07 AUG 2010
2009 29:11 Cape Elizabeth, ME (USA) 01 AUG 2009
2008 31:02 Cape Elizabeth, ME (USA) 02 AUG 2008

Outdoor

15 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2015 44:03 Jacksonville (USA) 15 MAR 2015
2014 43:04 Jacksonville (USA) 15 MAR 2014
2013 43:38 Jacksonville (USA) 09 MAR 2013
2011 43:25 Jacksonville (USA) 12 MAR 2011

Outdoor

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2019 1:02:56 New York, NY (USA) 17 MAR 2019

Outdoor

10 Miles Road

Performance Place Date
2012 47:19 St. Paul (USA) 07 OCT 2012
2011 46:48 St. Paul (USA) 02 OCT 2011

Indoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2016/17 3:57.31 Boston, MA (USA) 28 JAN 2017

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016/17 7:40.96 New York, NY (USA) 11 FEB 2017
2008/09 7:59.87 Boston, MA (USA) 14 FEB 2009

Indoor

Two Miles

Performance Place Date
2016/17 8:11.33 New York, NY (USA) 11 FEB 2017

Indoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016/17 13:06.74 Boston, MA (USA) 26 FEB 2017

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
6. 5000 Metres 13:54.07 Beijing (CHN) 29 AUG 2015

Honours - World Cross Country Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
6. Senior Race 33:11 Bydgoszcz (POL) 24 MAR 2013

Honours - Diamond League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 13:29.48 New York, NY (USA) 13 JUN 2015
Results in:

5 Kilometres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
13 APR 2019 B.A.A. 5K, Boston, MA USAUSA E F 2. 13:44

Half Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
17 MAR 2019 United Airlines NYC Half, New York, NY USAUSA E F 10. 1:02:56