Kate Murphy of Lake Braddock won the Ocean Breeze Freedom Games 3K in 9:14.02 to set a new national senior class record in the event. Melody Fairchild set the previous class record of 9:17.4 in 1991. The only prep in U.S. history to clock a faster indoor 3K time is Mary Cain, whose national high school record stands at 9:04.51. Murphy's outdoor PR for 3K is 9:10.51; she is the reigning USATF Junior National champion in the event.Ninth-grader Katelyn Tuohy of North Rockland High School placed second in 9:42.63, just one second off the New York state freshman record.More coverage from the Ocean Breeze Freedom Games:ResultsPhoto GalleryVideos- Johanna Gretschel
It's time to start sharpening the razors edge, picking out select races to run fast
Kate Murphy held the national junior class record in the 1K for exactly 27 days
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Saturday morning at the Ocean Breeze Freedom Games in Staten Island, NY, Lake Braddock Secondary's Kate Murphy broke the national senior record. She achieved this feat by clocking a US #1 9:14.12 time in the 3K at the Ocean Breeze facility. She went thru the opening mile in 4:59.
A big weekend for the girls including 7 new US #1's among a total of 11 national best races can watch from the track below.
Check out the top 500 fastest times in the country for the 4x800 meter relay indoors as of January 24th in the MileSplit database.
Photos From the Ocean Breeze Freedom Games