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2018 Millrose Games

February 3, 2018, New York, NY – This Year’s Millrose Games was amazing!! Full of great performances and really fast times!

Check out some of the shots from this years Millrose Games below:

2017 TrackTown Summer Series

New York, NY. – The Track Town Summer Series came to a monumental conclusion on July 6, 2017, with a championship meet, at the world famous Icahn Stadium. Prior to the championship meet at Icahn Stadium, there were two west coast regional meets, one held in San Francisco, and the other in Portland.  This is the second year of the event, and so far has proven to be one of the best things that could have happened for Track and Field in the United States. The event was expanded from one meet to three, due to the great success of the previous year. Over the course of three meets four co-ed teams made up of 36 top American Athletes each, representing Portland, San Francisco, Philadelphia, and New York, competed for prize money and additional benefits worth over a million dollars.

The Track Town Summer series provides American Athletes with an opportunity to compete in the United States during the summer months in a non-traditional, and fun way. Not only does the event provide a great opportunity for Top American athletes but it incorporates a lot of spectator participation; which helps to build more popularity for this amazing sport. During last years meet hundreds of kids were allowed to view the action up close, being able to sit on the grass next to the shot put, pole vault, and triple jump. But most of all spectators were allowed on the track to cheer on the competitors in the final three events of the meet. This year was no different fans were allowed on the track to cheer competitors on during the last three events, also several lucky fans got to race The Freeze from the Atlanta Braves, this added fun and excitement for the fans during the event.

The conclusion to this year outstanding three meet event was one for the record books, as the New York Empire held on to narrowly beat the Portland Pulse 200.5 to 196.5 to win the championship.  Check out some of the shots from this event below. For results from this event click here.

 

2017 NYRR Millrose Games

New York, NY –  The 110th NYRR Millrose Games took place on February 11, 2017, at the 168th Street Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center. This year as in the past since 1914 the Millrose Games has been one of New York’s premier sporting events that attract spectators and participants from around the world. Spectators from all over filled the Armory for this year’s event, and as usual, they were not disappointed. This year’s Millrose Games was amazing, having outstanding performances in every event. The Millrose Games gave a preview of whats to come later on in the track season; judging by the performances here I can only imagine how many new records will be broken and set this 2017 Track & Field season.

At this years games two American records were set one by Armory favorite Ajee’ Wilson in a time of 1:58.27 to set a new Women’s Indoor American record. This win for Wilson is her fourth straight title in the event at the Millrose Games Wilson’s performance here shows a great outlook for the rest of the track season.

The other American Record was set by Gold Medalist Courtney Okolo who set the women’s indoor 500m record with a time of 1:07.34.

Check out some of the shots from this year’s event. For more results from the event Click here.