Jun 9, 2012
The adidas High School Dream Mile and Dream 100 are the premier races in the country for high school athletes. The races are held at the adidas Grand Prix in New York, NY and is run as a part of the Diamond League meet, the adidas Grand Prix. Both the Dream Mile and Dream 100 are invitation only races (selected by adidas) with the Mile featuring the 14 best athletes in the country on both the men`s and women`s sides. The objectives of the two mile races is to break 4:00 (only 5 HS athletes have done this, last being Lukas Verzbicas in 2011 Dream Mile) and to break the national record on the girl's side (4:35.24 by Polly Plumer in 1982). The Dream 100 features the 9 best athletes in the country on both the men`s and women`s sides. The objectives of the two races are to break the high school national record in the 100m (Boy`s Jeff Demps 10.01 2008/Girl`s 11.11 Angela Williams 1998).