Indoor 2013: Mary Cain US Record 4:32.78!! Cardozo (NY) US#3 AT 3:54.72 SMR!! Blazing sprints in FL!

2012-2013 Indoor Highlights

1/26/13 Weekend

New Balance Games, NY

Mary Cain embraced by Sarah Bowman after she set the HS record and Bowman won the race. (Photo by Don Rich)

Edward Cheserek won the Invite Mile in 4:10.92! (Photo by Don Rich)

Medgar Evers (NY) won the 4x200m relay in a US#1 1:38.90. (Photo by Don Rich)



  • Mary Cain electrified the Armory with a huge last 200m to finish 3rd in the Elite Mile with a National Record time of 4:32.78!! The time was 6 seconds faster than the 4:38.5 by Debbie Heald from 1972! Her time was so fast it was even better than the outdoor record of 4:35.24 by Polly Plumer from 1982!  Mary Cain also took down the indoor 1500m National Record enroute with a time of 4:16.11!!
  • Benjamin Cardozo (NY) won the girls SMR with a US#3 All-Time clocking of 3:54.72. Sabrina Southerland anchored the squad with a blazing 2:06.06 800m leg!!
  • Edward Cheserek (NJ) won the boys invitational mile with a time of 4:10.92.  Cheserek pulled away late to a dominating win with a 2:00.9 last 800 meters!  Jack Huemmler (Strath Haven) was 2nd in 4:16.22 and Bryce Kelley (Chariho) was 3rd in 4:16.59 as both earn Millrose berths.
  • Kristiane Width won the Invite girls mile in 4:58.40 for a Millrose berth over Sara Sargent (Pennsbury) who was 2nd in 4:58.75 and also earned a berth.  Third went to Regan Ward (Beggs) in 4:58.99, who travelled all the way from Oklahoma and earned a Millrose berth.
  • Olivia Baker (Columbia) won the 400m dash in 55.02 with soph Emma Gallagher (Garden City) 2nd in 55.31.
  • Ayo Obadare (Elmont) won the boys 400m dash in a time of 48.88.
  • Garden City (NY) smoked the track, winning the girls 4x800m relay with a US#1 time of 9:10.18.
  • Medgar Evers (NY) girls set a new US#1 time in the 4x200m relay, leading the whole way to clock 1:38.90.
  • Union Catholic won the boys SMR with a time of 3:32.77.
  • Mount St. Michael (NY) won the boys 4x200m relay with a quick time of 1:30.26.
  • Mendham (NY) won the girls DMR over Arlington (NY) with both teams timed in 12:08!
  • Arlington (NY) won the boys DMR with a fast time of 10:21.9 with a great anchor leg from Sibby Hanson.
  • Christian Alvarado (Fairfield Prep CT) won the 1 Mile Steeplechase in an impressive 4:39.68 and Keelin Hollowood (Saratoga Springs) won the girls race in 5:23.01.
  • Cidae'a Woods (Winslow) leapt out to 19-07.75 for the long jump, a US#3 performance.


MSTCA Elite Meet, MA

O'Donnell blazing in the 1k. (Photo by roondog9)


Boys Highlights

  • Mike O'Donnell (Methuen) rolled to a US#1 and tied for US#20 all-time mark of 2:27.22!
  • Nolan Parsley (Weymouth) won the 3200m run with a quick 9:23.13.

Girls Highlights

  • Catarina Rocha (Peabody) rolled in the Mile run with a 13s victory in a quick 4:50.39 clocking.
  • Bryanna Allison (Lowell) rolled in the 1000m run with a quick 2:55.16 clocking, leading two others under 3:00 with Karina Shepherd (Dracut) and Maya Halprin-adams (Cambridge) at 2:57.37 and 2:57.54.
  • Narragansett won a tight 4x800m relay over Newtown 9:30.05 to 9:31.33.


Jimmy Carnes Indoor Youth Meet, FL


Boys 55m dash, US#1-3 from this race!



  • The boys 55m dash was lightning fast with Antonio James (Buckholz) burst onto the scene with a blazing US#1 time of 6.28.  Levonte Whitfield (Jones) was also blazing as he went US#2 6.32 for 2nd.  Not to be outdone Trayvon Bromell was 3rd with a US#3 clocking of 6.33.
  • Kendall Williams won the boys 200m dash with a US#2 clocking of 21.62 and Ceolamar Ways was 2nd at US#2 21.63!
  • Kali Davis-White (Boyd Anderson) won the girls won the girls 55H with a US#4 7.04 and the 200m dash with a US#4 24.52.
  • Erin Ford (Royal Farm Beach) won the 15-16 400m dash with a US#5 clocking of 56.51.


BU Terrier Invitational, MA

Rupp rounds the corner after shedding the rabbits.

Rupp electrified the crowd in Boston.



Galen Rupp (Nike) won the Elite Mile with a personal record of 3:50.92, 5th person ever under 3:51 indoors and a just off the American Record.


New Balance Jackson's Invitational, ID


  • Davis (UT) won the girls 4x800m relay with a US#2 clocking of 9:14.86.


Last Chance Invitational, AL

Auburn can smile after a US#1 4200m relay. (Photo by Tim Loreman)


  • Auburn set the US#1 time in the 4x200m relay with a clocking of 1:29.82!


Penn State National Invitational, PA



  • Penn State ran a blazing race to set the collegiate record with a blistering time of 1:24.70!
  • Casimir Loxsom chased Duane Solomon today as Solomon set the American Record in the 600m dash of 1:15.70 in Glasgow, Scotland.  Loxsom fell short but got a great consolation prize of 1:15.79, a Collegiate Record!


NACAC Cross Country Championships, JAM




  • Erin Finn (MI) won the Junior 4k championships with a time of 14:09 over Canada's Madeline Yungblut, 14:18.  Samantha George (MO) was 5th with a time of 14:29.  Bobbie Burgess (IN) was 11th with a time of 15:08.  
  • Estevan De La Rosa (CA) was 2nd in the Junior 6k championships with a time of 19:13.  Mexico's Edgar Garcia won the race overall in 19:10.  Andrew Gardner (WA) was 9th with a time of 19:26.