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)

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
800 Metres 1:50.07 Hanover (USA) 12 MAY 2007
1500 Metres 3:36.05 Somerville (USA) 17 JUN 2016
One Mile 3:59.99 Cambridge (USA) 17 JUN 2007
3000 Metres 7:35.53 Paris (FRA) 01 JUL 2017
5000 Metres 13:02.74 Palo Alto (USA) 04 MAY 2014
10,000 Metres 27:41.17 Palo Alto (USA) 29 APR 2012
5 Kilometres 13:22 Boston, MA (USA) 18 APR 2015
10 Kilometres 27:51 Cape Elizabeth, ME (USA) 02 AUG 2014
15 Kilometres 43:04 Jacksonville (USA) 15 MAR 2014
10 Miles Road 46:48 St. Paul (USA) 02 OCT 2011

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
One Mile 3:57.31 Boston, MA (USA) 28 JAN 2017
3000 Metres 7:59.87 Boston, MA (USA) 14 FEB 2009
Two Miles 8:11.33 New York, NY (USA) 11 FEB 2017
5000 Metres 13:06.74 Boston, MA (USA) 26 FEB 2017

Latest Active Season: 2017

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
3000 Metres 7:35.53 Paris (FRA) 01 JUL 2017
5000 Metres 13:10.83 Heusden-Zolder (BEL) 22 JUL 2017

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
One Mile 3:57.31 Boston, MA (USA) 28 JAN 2017
Two Miles 8:11.33 New York, NY (USA) 11 FEB 2017
5000 Metres 13:06.74 Boston, MA (USA) 26 FEB 2017

Outdoor

800 Metres

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

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 3:36.05 Somerville (USA) 17 JUN 2016
2013 3:40.07 Walnut (USA) 19 APR 2013
2010 3:42.47 Eugene (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 (USA) 09 JUN 2007
2006 3:44.17 Philadelphia (USA) 07 MAY 2006
2005 3:46.85 Durham (USA) 14 MAY 2005

Outdoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2007 3:59.99 Cambridge (USA) 17 JUN 2007

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
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

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 13:10.83 Heusden-Zolder (BEL) 22 JUL 2017
2016 13:12.67 Eugene (USA) 28 MAY 2016
2015 13:05.54 Bruxelles (BEL) 11 SEP 2015
2014 13:02.74 Palo Alto (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 (USA) 05 MAY 2007
2006 14:18.61 Philadelphia (USA) 07 MAY 2006

Outdoor

5 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
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 (USA) 18 SEP 2011
2009 14:04 Corvallis (USA) 24 OCT 2009

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

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

Outdoor

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
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

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
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:

One Mile Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
28 JAN 2017 Boston New Balance Indoor Grand Prix USAUSA A F 4. 3:57.31

3000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
05 MAY 2017 Doha IAAF Diamond League QATQAT GW F 10. 7:47.00
01 JUL 2017 Paris Meeting FRAFRA GW F 6. 7:35.53
29 AUG 2017 Zagreb IAAF World Challenge CROCRO B F 7. 7:44.36

Two Miles Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
11 FEB 2017 New York Millrose Games USAUSA C F 1. 8:11.33

5000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
27 MAY 2017 Eugene Prefontaine Classic USAUSA GW F 22. 13:28.24
23 JUN 2017 Sacramento USA Ch. USAUSA B F 4. 13:17.94
06 JUL 2017 Lausanne Athletissima SUISUI GW F 6. 13:28.29
22 JUL 2017 Heusden-Zolder KBC Night of Athletics BELBEL C F1 3. 13:10.83
24 AUG 2017 Zürich Weltklasse SUISUI DF F 8. 13:17.62

5000 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
26 FEB 2017 Boston BU Last Chance Meet USAUSA F F1 3. 13:06.74