Taking the lead with over half the race left, Evan inched ahead of the field lap-by-lap, kicking home to his fourth-straight national title at the USATF Outdoor Track and Field Championships over the weekend. Evan, along with fellow Olympian Donn Cabral and fellow Bowerman Track Club teammate Daniel Huling, comprise a strong U.S. squad headed to the IAAF Outdoor Championships in Beijing.
Evan's winning performance of 8:12.29 also set a U.S. championships record, eclipsing the previous mark of 8:15.02 set by Daniel Lincoln in 2004.
8:12.29 - Evan Jager - NATIONAL CHAMPION
8:13.37 - Donn Cabral
8:14.11 - Daniel Huling
8:21.44 - Andrew Bayer
8:26.79 - Stanley Kebenei