2018 Winner: Ridge Runners, New Jersey, 9:08.07
Armory Record: Boys and Girls, Brooklyn, New York, 8:53.67
National Record: Boys and Girls, Brooklyn, New York, 8:53.67
Analysis: All of the top six teams in the nation will be throwing down in this event and all have run 9:09.06 or faster. The team entered with the best time are the ladies from Ohio, Thomas Worthington. They won the OATCCC D1 Indoor State Championships in 9:03.08. Sitting in second in the national rankings are the ladies from Union Catholic (NJ) High School, who ran a US No. 2 time of 9:07.44 to win the 112th NYRR Millrose Games. The next four ranked teams are all in the mix and could pull off a win with a big performance.