Golden South Classic 2011

Orlando, FL


Blake Williams, Golden South One Mile Champion May 29, 2011

Foot Locker finalist and North Carolina state champion Blake Williams outlasted a field of the southeasts finest in the one mile run. Williams clocked a 4:12.96 to win the Golden South Classic.

Octavious Freeman, Golden South 100 and 200 Champion May 29, 2011

The University of Central Florida bound Freeman proved why she is the top sprinter in the country winning the 100 and 200 meter dash at the Golden South Classic in US #1 times of 11.21 and 22.96 respectively.

Aaron Ernest, Golden South 200M Champion May 29, 2011

The Alabama senior lost his first race of the year in the 100 meters at the Golden South Classic by three one-hundredths of a second (10.34), but came back to win the 200 in 20.89.

Levonte Whitfield, Golden South 100M Champion May 29, 2011

The Jones High School junior put himself in the national spotlight when he won the 100 in a blazing 10.31 over Alabama's Aaron Ernest at the Golden South Classic. The win couple with his qualifying time earned him a spot in the Dream 100 in NYC.

Jim Ryun, 1968 Olympic Silver Medalist May 29, 2011

1968 Olympic Silver Medalist and legendary runner Jim Ryun talks about his involvement in the Dream Mile, the growth of the sport, and some of his favorite workouts for athletes.

Golden South: Whitfield Upsets Ernest, Freeman New US#1 In 100 And 200 May 29, 2011

Marvin Bracy was unable to perform in the boys 100 meter dash, but his cousin Levonte Whitfield represented the family instead. Whitfield ran a personal best 10.31 to edge out undefeated Alabama state champion Aaron Ernest by three one-hundreths of a second. The girls sprints were dominated by Octavious Freeman. The Lake Wales senior has proved time and again why she is the best in the country and Saturday was no different. Freeman PR'ed in both the 100 and 200 with US#1 times of 11.21 and 22.96, respectively.

Field Set For 2011 Golden South Classic May 26, 2011

The field is set for the 2011 Golden South Classic. Boone superstar Marvin Bracy will take on Alabama state champion Aaron Ernest in a battle of the top two sprinters in the country and that is just the beginning of a star studded lineup.