I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. — Og Mandino

po_Lagat-BernardBernard Kipchirchir Lagat (born December 12, 1974) is a Kenyan-American middle and long-distance runner.

He is the American record holder in the 1500 m and mile run indoors, as well as the 1500 m, 3000 m, and 5000 m outdoors, and is the Kenyan record holder at 1500 m outdoors (the second best 1500 m of all time). Lagat is a thirteen-time medalist in World Championships and Olympics including five gold medals.