March Madness Bracket: 2017 Best Indoor Races On FloTrack

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With March Madness upon us we decided to create our own little bracket to see which FloTrack indoor race was the best of 2017. Which races do you think would advance to the final four? We bolded our personal bracket picks below.

SIDE NOTE: Play against FloTrack's Actual NCAA Basketball Bracket HERE

SPRINT BRACKET:


1 | Christian Coleman's NCAA 60m Record
8 | Lynna Irby vs Jayla Kirkland 200m Showdown

4 | Tyrese Cooper's 300m National Record
5 | Sasha Wallace's No. 3 NCAA 60H All-Time

3 | Christian Coleman's No. 2 NCAA 200m All-Time
6 | Sean Bailey's NJCAA 400m Record

2 | Hannah Cunliffe's NCAA 60m Record
7 | Grant Holloway's NCAA 60H Victory

RELAY BRACKET:


1 | Colorado's NCAA DMR Victory
8 | Barton County's NJCAA 4x400m Record

4 | Kate Murphy Anchors DMR National Record
5 | Bethel High School's 4x400m Comeback

3 | USC's NCAA 4x400m Record
6 | VA State Meet 4x200m Showdown

2 | Texas A&M's NCAA 4x400m Victory
7 | Mississippi's NCAA DMR Victory


MID-DISTANCE BRACKET:


1 | Edward Cheserek's NCAA Mile Record
8 | Emmanuel Korir's NCAA 800m Victory

4 | Josh Kerr's NCAA Mile Victory
5 | BU Terrier Classic Men's 800m Heat 7

3 | Shelby Houlihan's BU Valentine Mile Victory
6 | Karisa Nelson's NCAA Mile Victory

2 | Cas Loxsom's 600m World Record
7 | Cameron Cooper's No. 2 800m All-Time

DISTANCE BRACKET:


1 | Dani Jones' NCAA 3K Victory
8 | Molly Huddle's BU Last Chance 5K Victory

4 | Karissa Schweizer's NCAA 5K Victory
5 | Marc Scott's ISU Classic 3K Victory

3 | Edward Cheserek's NCAA 3K Victory
6 | Kate Grace's UW Preview 3K Victory

2 | Mo Ahmed's BU Last Chance 5K Victory
7 | Edward Cheserek's NCAA 5K Victory

SWEET SIXTEEN:


1 | Christian Coleman's NCAA 60m Record
5 | Sasha Wallace's No. 3 NCAA 60H All-Time

3 | Christian Coleman's No. 2 NCAA 200m All-Time
2 | Hannah Cunliffe's NCAA 60m Record

1 | Colorado's NCAA DMR Victory
4 | Kate Murphy Anchors DMR National Record

3 | USC's NCAA 4x400m Record
2 | Texas A&M's NCAA 4x400m Victory

1 | Edward Cheserek's NCAA Mile Record
5 | BU Terrier Classic Men's 800m Heat 7

3 | Shelby Houlihan's BU Valentine Mile Victory
2 | Cas Loxsom's 600m World Record

1 | Dani Jones' NCAA 3K Victory
5 | Marc Scott's ISU Classic 3K Victory

6 | Kate Grace's UW Preview 3K Victory
2 | Mo Ahmed's BU Last Chance 5K Victory

ELITE EIGHT:


1 | Christian Coleman's NCAA 60m Record
3 | Christian Coleman's No. 2 NCAA 200m All-Time

1 | Colorado's NCAA DMR Victory
3 | USC's NCAA 4x400m Record

1 | Edward Cheserek's NCAA Mile Record
2 | Cas Loxsom's 600m World Record

1 | Dani Jones' NCAA 3K Victory
2 | Mo Ahmed's BU Last Chance 5K Victory

FINAL FOUR:


1 | Christian Coleman's NCAA 60m Record
1 | Colorado's NCAA DMR Victory

1 | Edward Cheserek's NCAA Mile Record
1 | Dani Jones' NCAA 3K Victory

FINAL MATCHUP:


1 | Colorado's NCAA DMR Victory
1 | Edward Cheserek's NCAA Mile Record

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Course Records Smashed At Honolulu Marathon

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By David Monti & Taylor Dutch, @d9monti, @taylordutch(c) Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved

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By David Monti

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FULL REPLAY: 2017 Foot Locker Nationals

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