Adidas Grand Prix 2012

New York City, NY


Jacob Burcham Commits to run for Oklahoma Sooners Dec 21, 2012

Jacob Burcham, a senior distance standout at Cabell Midland High School in Ona, WV, has made a commitment to run cross-country / track & field at the University of Oklahoma. Burcham will join fellow West Virginians, Brandon Doughty (class of 2011) and Eric Graff (class of 2012) of Jefferson High School / Shenandoah Junction, WV as Sooner teammates!  

MileSplit Journal: Angel Piccirillo, Homer Center - Entry #15 - 6/28 Jun 28, 2012

Angel Piccirillo enters her senior season as one of the top distance runners in Pennsylvania, as well as the U.S. Bursting on the scene as a sophomore - Piccirillo won her first of two indoor state mile titles, first of two outdoor 1600 meter titles and first of two Penn Relays COA titles. So far in her senior year, she has added a second state title in AA cross country, and a Northeast Region title and 2nd Foot Locker Finalist qualifier.

Ahmed Bile runs 3rd fastest mile in VA high school history Jun 11, 2012

Annandale's Ahmed Bile with the 800 meter world record holder David Rudisha at the adidas Grand Prix this past weekend   Annandale's Ahmed Bile continued to finish his stellar high school career strong with a sixth place finish in a stacked Dream Mile race with many of the nation's best high school distance runners at the adidas Grand Prix this past weekend in New York. The Georgetown University bound Bile was a late addition to the field, but he showed the last second change of plans had no ill effect on his race performance as he ran the third fastest mile time outdoors in Virginia high school history behind only national record holder Alan Webb (3:53.43) of South Lakes ('01) and Sharif Karie (4:02.01) of West Springfield ('97) with his full mile time of 4:04.11 on Saturday.  The time converts to a 4:02.69 1600 and 3:46.09 1500, which would be nearly a 6 second PR at 1600 meters for Bile. Next race up for the 7-time Group AA state champion in cross country and track is the 800 meter run at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in Greensboro this upcoming weekend.   Dream Mile Results

Lampron 4:02.98 , 3rd At Dream Mile ! Jun 10, 2012

Randall’s Island, NY (June 9) - - With just a shade over 500 meters remaining and the penultimate trip down the homestretch now in sight, the Mansfield High senior, Josh Lampron, had just one thought, “It is time to make the move.” So during a crowded and tightly-bunched field, comprised of 14 of the nation’s top-ranked US high school milers from Washington to Massachusetts and competing at New York’s Icahn Stadium, the site of the 2012 Adidas Grand Prix and Samsung Diamond League Track & Field Tour, Lampron proceeded to execute the race strategy he and long-time Coach, Julie Collins, had called for.

Burcham Blazes 4:02.73 Mile at adidas Grand Prix Jun 10, 2012

Jacob Burcham ran a blazing 4:02.73 U.S. #2 mile at the addidas Grand Prix at Icahn Stadium in New York City on Saturday June 8, 2012 placing 2nd to surprise winner Bernie Montoya's 4:01.32 from Arizona. Burcham was not one of the favorites, but this junior sensation from Cabell Midland has been gearing for the post season all year. adidas Boys Dream Mile video Jacob Burcham Milesplit Video Interview

Bile to push closer to 4 minutes and further up all-time list in Dream Mile Jun 05, 2012

  Annandale's Ahmed Bile has been selected to be part of the loaded high school Dream Mile field at the adidas Grand Prix in New York City this upcoming Saturday. Any predictions for what time Bile will run?   Bile is currently ranked #8 all-time outdoors in VA high school history for the mile/1600. Can he move further up the list below? 1. 3:52.08c (3:53.43 mi) Alan Webb (South Lakes) 2001 2. 4:00.61c (4:02.01 mi) Sharif Karie (West Springfield) 1997 3. 4:04.28c (4:05.71 mi) Ibrahim Aden (Fork Union) 1992 4. 4:05.70c (4:07.13 mi) Seneca Lassiter (Lafayette) 1994 5. 4:06.91c (4:08.35 mi) Bobby Lockhart (Handley) 2002 6. 4:07.6h m John Hinton (Tunstall) 1980 7. 4:08.63c (4:10.03 mi) Martin Keino (Fork Union) 1990 8. 4:08.29 m Ahmed Bile (Annandale) 2012 9. 4:08.63c (4:10.03 mi) Anthony Kostelac (Albemarle) 2010 10. 4:08.89c (4:10.1 h mi) James Vogt (Stonewall Jackson) 1972    

DAVID RUDISHA: Only One Thing Missing May 29, 2012

David Rudisha looks at each race as the next rung on a ladder, slowly climbing until the peak. This year, the peak is the Olympic Games in London, where Rudisha will look to win his first Olympic gold medal and the only major title that has eluded him so far.

JEREMY WARINER: The Man Behind the Sunglasses May 24, 2012

No matter what happens from now until the end, Jeremy Wariner will finish his career as one of the greatest quarter-milers ever and the closest thing to Michael Johnson since, well, Michael Johnson. He has seen rivals rise and many fall. Wariner has peered down from the perch of success and seeks to reclaim the throne as the best in the world.

4 World Champions added to adidas Grand Prix lineup May 02, 2012

NEW YORK CITY (May 2, 2012)—A trio of the world’s best hurdlers, the #1-ranked high jumper in the world, and the American Record-holder at 400 meters are among the world-class athletes joining the field for the adidas Grand Prix on June 9, organizers have announced.