Marlow wrote:This is definitely a banner year for the USA 1500
1 BLANKENSHIP Ben 3:37.03
2 MCNAMARA Jordan 3:37.24
3 ELLIOTT Matt 3:37.41
4 LEER Will 3:37.77
5 TURNER De'Sean 3:39.06
6 FLEET Mac 3:39.83
One of the great things about a country having depth at the Mile/1500m. distance is the overflow into the 5,000m. that strengthens that event as well.
Anyone who has the basic speed to place highly in the "glamor event" has traditionally been loathe to move up, at least in the USA.