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The big names at the Payton Jordan Invitational at Stanford's Cobb Track and Field stadium in Palo Alto, Calif. all got wins last night.
Clayton Murphy won the 1500 (3:37.59) comfortably, Jessica Hull won the 1500 (4:12.08).
Ben True won the 10k (27:52) but no one got the Worlds standard.
New Balance professional Jenny Simpson won the women's 5,000 meters in her outdoor season opener in 15:21.12.
Simpson, who last ran an outdoor 5,000 in August of 2013 in Switzerland in a personal-best 14:56.26 after capturing the USATF title that year, was competing at Payton Jordan for the first time since winning the 1,500 in 2010 in 4:08.11.
Simpson ascended to No. 3 in the world this year in the 5,000, also achieving the IAAF World Championships standard.(05/03/2019) ⚡AMP