Brooks PR Spike Contest Winners

We have a winner in the Brooks PR Spike Contest - six winners, actually, one for each spike. These athletes competed throughout the season, posting the best times they ran in their Brooks spikes. The athlete’s time, venue run, and city will be printed on each spike so that everyone will know what the fastest time run by a high school athlete was in each spike the previous year. Next track season, each spikes will again be named after the fastest time run in that spike by a high school athlete...they already have a mark to shoot for!

Check out the winners below.


Broderick Snoddy
(Carrollton, GA)
Carrollton Relays

Snoddy took second in the 100m and 200m at the Georgia state meet. He was also highly recruited football athlete and signed with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

Arman Hall
(Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Bob Hayes Invitational

Hall won gold at the IAAF World Youth Championships in July, improving his 46.61 to an outstanding 46.01. This trackster has one more year at the high school level.


Chris Walden
(Carmel, IN)
Brooks PR Invitational

Walden’s PRs of 4:08 and 8:51 were both top 10 in the nation. He took second in both the 1600 and 3200 at the Indiana state meet, and now runs for Cal Berkeley.                  


Dezerea Bryant
(Milwaukee, WI)
Wisconsin State Finals

Bryant won the 100m and 200m at the Wisconsin state meet, setting national runner-up marks  in both (11.38 and 23.01).                                                                                     


Courtney Okolo
(Carrolton, TX)
Brooks PR Invitational

Courtney is a 2-time TX State 400m State Champ, and finished 3rd in the 800m at the 2011 meet, while running at Newman Smith HS.                                                                                            


Kelly Lawson
(La Costa, CA)
CIF State Champs

Lawson ran 4:48 to take seventh in the 1600m at the loaded California state meet, showing promise for her next two years of high school competition.                       

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Mondo Does It Again, Breaks Pole Vault World Record


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U.S. Indoor Women's Preview: Can Purrier Chase Down Houlihan?

The most interesting match-up of the indoor season materialized quickly. Last Saturday evening at the Millrose Games, Elinor Purrier dropped a stunning 4:16.85 mile to break the American record and dispatch a stacked field in a race that turned into a festival of personal bests and national records. It was a career-defining race for Purrier. A run fast enough to legitimately raise the question if she could beat America’s best mid-distance runner, Shelby Houlihan. This weekend at the US Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, Purrier will have two chances (the 3000m on Friday and the 1500m on Saturday) to pull it off. 

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2020 High School Track & Field State Championships Central

2020 High School Indoor Track & Field State Championships:

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