MileSplit Virtual Classic

Austin, TX

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Intro Video MileSplit Virtual Classic Apr 6, 2020

The MileSplit Virtual Classic is here.While your high school season may be delayed -- or for some, outright canceled -- we want to give you the opportunity to test your fitness or strength with a challenge. Starting today, we're bringing you an online competition where we'll track your efforts over nearly two months of effort.Our competition will include sprints, mid-distance, distance, throws and jumping events and we'll make sure to keep you honest by updating a weekly national leaderboard of the challenge's top performer. We can't stress enough: BE SMART, BE SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE, and follow all state and federal guidelines while you are outside.Launch Date: April 6 (You must submit a performance that was completed on this date or later)Final Submission Date: May 31 (You must submit a performance that was completed before this date or on it)The top three placers in each category will even get a medal and t-shirt. Make sure to send a video recording of your performance to bryan.deibel@flosports.tv for the submission to be official, and complete the Google Form below. Also, make sure to hashtag your efforts #MileSplitVC.

Caroline Bowe (Midlothian VA) - 4:56.8 1600m May 8, 2020

After running a 2:12 PR for the 800 meter run in a time trial a few weeks ago, Midlothian High School (VA) junior Caroline Bowe stepped back on the track to test her fitness while she trains thru the coronavirus shutdown of high school track in Virginia and elsewhere to go for another PR but this time at 1600 meters.Bowe once again had 2020 US Olympic trials top 15 finisher Kiera D'Amato to help pace her throughout the time trial as they went thru 400 meter splits of 75, 72, 74, 75 to finish with yet another PR in difficult times with a 4:56.8 performance. Bowe had a prior personal best of 5:10 for the full mile from this past indoor season as she went onto be the Class 5 state runner-up in the 1600, while a first time state champion in the 1000 meter run. So a remarkable 14 second drop from her best performance this past indoor season in her time trial on Friday, May 8th.

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