Meseret Defar, Joshua Cheptegei Prevail at Carlsbad 5000 7

The 31st edition of the world’s fastest 5K took place with thousands of runners participating in one of California’s most-scenic seaside towns. Ethiopian Meseret Defar dominated the women’s race. In the men’s race, Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda held back speedy competitors to win in 13:24. Photography Justin Britton. RunRockNRoll.com