Millrose Games: Race Videos Added! Mary Cain 4:28.25 NR! Cheserek 8:39.15 NR! What a night!

2012-2013 Indoor Highlights

2/16/13 Weekend


106th Millrose Games, NY

Mary Cain reacts after seeing her time in the Mile. (Photo by Don Rich)


Edward Cheserek got beat by the pros, but broke a 49 year old record in the 2 mile. (Photo by Patty Morgan)

Ben Malone used a late kick to win the boys Mile at Millrose (Photo by Don Rich)

Sabrina Southerland surged to the front with 2 laps to go and got the win in the girls mile. (Photo by Don Rich)

Medgar Evers rolled in the 4x2 and 4x4 for Millrose wins. (Photo by Don Rich)

Academy of Holy Names (NY) won the Eastern Girls 4x800 with a time of 9:00.01. (Photo by Kyle Brazeil)

Elmont (NY) boys won the Long Island boys 4x400m relay with a new US#1 time of 3:18.34.



  • Mary Cain did the unthinkable once again, running a mile in 4:28.25 for the National Record! She also set the HS National Record and Junior record in the 1500m enroute with a time of 4:11.72.  
  • Edward Cheserek (NJ) set the National Record in the Men's 2 mile race with a time of 8:39.15, taking down Gerry Lindgren's 8:40.0 from 1964!
  • Elmont (NY) won the Long Island boys 4x400m relay with a US#1 time of 3:18.34.
  • Academy of Holy Names (NY) won an exciting 4x800 race in the Eastern girls with a 9:00.01 clocking.
  • Ben Malone won the boys mile with a strong last lap kick and a time of 4:12.62.  Kris Moran (NY) was 2nd with a time of 4:13.86.
  • Sabrina Southerland used a strong last 2 laps to win the girls mile with a time of 4:51.91.
  • Medgar Evers Prep smashed the field and set a US#1 time in the PSAL 4x400m relay with a quick 3:47.29 clocking.
  • Kellenberg Memorial won the CHSAA 4x800m relay with a US#2 clocking of 7:48.37.


Simplot Games, ID


Saturday Highlights

  • Ben Saarel (Park City UT) won the 3200m run with a stellar 9:00.64 at 4500' altitude, taking down the meet record by 10 seconds.  He kicked hard with a 55.2 last 400m and 26.8 last 200m.  
  • Alexa Harmon-Thomas of Lawrence KS tied the national current mark with a 5’-10” jump! Simplot Games has been kind to Girls High Jump, as Lisa Bernhagen continues to hold the National Record of 6’-3”.  Having Dick Fosbury as the your honorary Chairman helps bring out the best in high jumpers!  As a Junior, Alexa is starting off her track & field season with an impressive mark!  Keep an eye on Alexa as she finishes up indoors and heads to outdoors!
  • Mary Beth Sant won a quick 60m dash with a time of 7.42.  Kennadi Bouyer was 2nd in a US#3 7.45 and Ky Westbrook was 3rd with a US#4 mark of 7.47.
  • Taylor Tatum pulled out the win with a US#3 clocking of 6.73 in the 60m dash.

Thursday Highlights

  • On Thursday in the girls weight throw Casidy Callahan (Throw1Deep) tossed a 55-11.50 to win the competition.  In the boys weight throw Josh Whitener (Throw1Deep) won the competition with a US#3 toss of 76-05.


UK High School Invitational, KY

Video Coverage


  • Kendell Williams of Kell HS in Georgia dominated once again in multiple events. She won the 60H in 8.43 (US #3), the high jump in 5-8 (tied for US #3), and the long jump in 19-1.5.
  • Shamier Little of Lindblom HS in Illinois set the US #2 mark in the 400m with a 55.04 effort. She also took fourth the 200 with a 24.70.
  • Ceolamar Ways of Nease (Florida) nailed the US #2 time with a 21.48 for his second meet of the indoro season. He will start his Outdoor campaign next week.
  • Brock Baker of Oakland, Tennessee ran the third fastest two mile time of the season with an 8:59.39. It is the second fastest true two mile race of the year, behind the record set by Edward Cheserek.
  • Brylon Slay of Winter Park, Florida ran a US #5 400 meters with a 48.24 victory.
  • Molefi Maat of Cordova, Tennessee nothced himself into the US #4 position with a 6.81 for 60 meters.
  • Foot Locker finalist Jacob Thomson of Holy Cross KY had a nice Mile-800m double, each of which put him at #10 in the nation with a 4:14.20 and 1:53.76.
  • Andrew Vollet of Lexington Catholic KY hit a 60-1.25 in the shot put, which made him the 6th of the season to cross the 60 foot mark among US high schoolers.

Article: 16 National Top 10 Performances and 94 Top 50 at the UK Invitational


Air Force Indoor Open, CO

Annie Rhodes takes aim at the crossbar.

Elise Cranny ran a solid mile at altitude. 



  • Annie Rhodes of Waco Midway (TX) sailed over 13-7 to grab the top spot in the country in the girls pole vault.
  • Elise Cranny impressed in the Mile with a 4:58.15, which converts to a US#4 4:46.88 using the NCAA altitude conversion tables, and she did this after just finishing her swim season.  Can't wait to see Elise outdoors!
  • Ana Holland of Regis Jesuit (CO) tied for a US #7 60 meter dash with a 7.52.


Gazelle Sports/adidas Elite Meet, MI


  • Hannah Meier torched the track with a US#2 winning time of 4:44.76 in the mile run with sister Haley Meier 2nd in a US#3 4:45.24 and Erin Finn 3rd in a US#4 4:47.74.

Great Southwest Classic Indoor Invitational, NM



  • Dior Hall of Denver George Washington (CO) slashed a 8.28 in the 60 hurdles finals, which is faster than any other high schooler in the country has run this year--except herself. Her season best 8.17 from CSM Twilight remains US #1. Hall also ran a quick 24.64 to win the 200 meters.


CIAC State Open Championships, CT