Chris Solinsky

Represents: USA  USA
Trains: Portland, OR
Born: 5 December 1984
Educated: BA, Letters and Science, University of Wisconsin
Coach: Jerry Schumacher
Sponsor: Nike

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Fast Times

  • 1500m: 3:35.89 (Walnut, CA, 2011)
  • 1 Mile: 3:54.52i (Seattle, WA, 2011)
  • 3000m: 7:34.32 (Rieti, Italy, 2010)
  • 2 Miles: 8:15.77 (Eugene, OR, 2008)
  • 5000m: 12:55.53 (Stockholm, 2010)
  • 10000m: 26:59.60 (Palo Alto, CA, 2010)

Memorable Races

  • 2nd, 5000m / 13:23.65 - US Outdoors, 2011
  • 3rd, 5000m Melbourne Classic, 2011
  • 3rd, 5000m / 12:56 - Zurich, 2010
  • American Record 10,000m - Stanford, 2010
  • 2nd, 5000m - USATF Outdoor Championships, 2009
  • NCAA Outdoor 5000m Champion, 2006-2007
  • NCAA Indoor 5000m Champion, 2007
  • NCAA Indoor 3000m Champion, 2005-2006
  • Foot Locker National Cross Country Champion,

Recent Races

  • 8th, 5000m / 15:09.47 - US Championships, 2013
  • 9th, 1500m / 3:42.48 - Pre Classic, 2013
  • 7th, 5000m / 13:27.03 - Oxy High Performance, 2013
  • 11th, 5000m / 13:23.62 - Stanford, 2013

Chatter

Runner'sWorld Online: Post-10k AR -- A Brief Chat with Chris Solinsky, May 2010
UWBadgers.com: Where Are They Now? -- Chris Solinsky, July 2009
Runner'sWorld Online: A Brief Chat with Chris Solinsky, June 2009
The Oregonian: Solinsky Set to Join Nike Team in Portland, Dec 2008
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Running Scared No More, May 2008
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Solinsky Closes With a Kick, June 2007
MensRacing: Interviewed Midway Through His First NCAA Cross Country Season, Oct 2003
MensRacing: Interviewed During Final HS Cross Country Season , Oct 2002


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American Record Holder, 10.000m and #2 American All-Time at 5000m

A native of Stevens Point, WI, Chris Solinsky is an avowed fan of the television show Entourage and sports movies. On his birthday in 2009, he married former Wisconsin Badger pole vaulter Amy Dahlin.


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