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Preps Enter The Limelight at NYRR Millrose Games

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Preps Enter The Limelight at NYRR Millrose Games

A high school girl's name will be etched onto the Women's Wanamaker Mile trophy, albeit rookie professional Mary Cain. And two other high school girls got a rare taste of elite international level racing on Saturday at the 107th Millrose Games at The Armory in New York.

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LAGAT LEADS RECORD DAY AT NYRR MILLROSE GAMES

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LAGAT LEADS RECORD DAY AT NYRR MILLROSE GAMES

Records fell by the wayside and dramatic finishes played out here at the 107th NYRR Millrose Games at The New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory. Bernard Lagat broke his third national record here in three years, winning the 2000 meters in 4:54.74, while Mary Cain thrilled her hometown fans with a tactical victory in the NYRR Wanamaker Mile for Women.

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Records Highlight 107th NYRR Millrose Games

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Records Highlight 107th NYRR Millrose Games

For the third consecutive year, American Olympian Bernard Lagat re-wrote the record books, setting a new American record for 2000 meters at the 107th NYRR Millrose Games. Lagat's four minute, 54.74 second victory was just one of the many thrilling events that captivated a capacity crowd at the New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory. 

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STREAKS ON THE LINE IN DISTANCE DISCIPLINES AT NYRR MILLROSE GAMES

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STREAKS ON THE LINE IN DISTANCE DISCIPLINES AT NYRR MILLROSE GAMES

Entering Saturday's 107th NYRR Millrose Games at The New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory, a number of streaks are on the line in the distance disciplines. Speaking to members of the media here today, Mary Cain, Bernard Lagat, Nick Willis, and Kim Conley each spoke about their recent success on the track and time spent racing in the Big Apple.

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Mary Cain to Participate in Reddit AMA on Wednesday

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Mary Cain to Participate in Reddit AMA on Wednesday

On Wednesday, February 12 at 7:00pm EST, World Junior Record holder Mary Cain will participate in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on Reddit.com as part of the lead up to Saturday's 107th NYRR Millrose Games. Don't miss your chance to ask the reigning USA National Indoor Mile Champion your questions! 

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World Championships Medalist Matthew Centrowitz, Teenage Sensation Mary Cain to headline NYRR Wanamaker Miles

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World Championships Medalist Matthew Centrowitz, Teenage Sensation Mary Cain to headline NYRR Wanamaker Miles

Moscow World Championships silver medalist Matthew Centrowitz and teenage track sensation Mary Cain will headline the NYRR Wanamaker Mile fields at the NYRR Millrose Games on Saturday, February 15, and three-time Olympian Nick Willis and three-time USA champion Morgan Uceny will be among their top competitors in what has traditionally been the most anticipated event of the Millrose Games.

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Lagat, Willis Headline Paavo Nurmi 2000m Race

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Lagat, Willis Headline Paavo Nurmi 2000m Race

Finland's Paavo Nurmi was one of the greatest distance runners in history. An Olympic gold medalist in 1920, 1924, and 1928, Nurmi became known world-wide as the 'Flying Finn.' In 1925, Nurmi traveled to New York City, where he set a world record for 2000 meters at The Armory during a prolific indoor racing series. 

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Young Americans to Face Golden Jamaican

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Young Americans to Face Golden Jamaican

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Frater will be looking to keep Jamaica sprinting atop the podium in the 60-meter dash at the NYRR Millrose Games on Feb. 15. But the 31-year-old's task won't be easy as three young Americans - U.S. Olympian Isiah Young and 2013 NCAA champions D'Angelo Cherry and Ameer Webb - will be in on the chase.

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