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2010 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships — Day 1

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

Distance runner Amy Begley and triple jumper Erica McLain each set stadium records on Day 1 of the 2010 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, IA. Begley, a 2008 Olympian, and reigning national champion in the 10,000 meters, surged away from home state favorite Lisa Koll, the previous owner of the stadium record, with a little more than one lap to go.

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Amy Begley surges past Lisa Koll, en route to a new Drake Stadium record, and the fastest 10,000 run by a woman in the state of Iowa.

Galen Rupp also successfully defended his 10,000 meter national title in Des Moines.

Galen Rupp also successfully defended his 10,000 meter national title in Des Moines.

Athletes with Arizona connections that competed in Des Moines on Day 1 included Fasil Bizuneh, Desiree Davila, Amy Hastings, Tara Erdmann, Lisa Aguilera, Lindsay Allen, Dominique Maloy, Donald Sanford, and Charonda Williams.

Fasil Bizuneh

Desiree Davila, followed by Amy Hastings

Tara Erdmann

Lisa Aguilera and Lindsay Allen

Dominique Maloy

Donald Sanford

Charonda Williams