Photo courtesy of ArmoryTrack.com
James Robinson girls 4x200 at the Suffolk Stars Invite last weekend in Hampton. (Photo by Nicoll Knudsen) Three Northern Region schools in James Robinson, Lake Braddock, and West Springfield ventured north to the New York Armory for the New Balance Games and put their best relays on the fast 200 meter banked track. The results were two state leading performances and additional swift times clocked by other relays.
The crowd keep buzzing afterward, the way an audience sounds when they are still trying to accept the moment into reality. That’s how it sounded after the boys 4x200 at the New Balance Games – a buzzing that signified both awe and admiration.
Erin Donaghue returns to the Armory in New York City for the women's mile at the New Balance Games on January 23rd. Erin will be looking to continue her winning streak this year having won the NYRR Midnight Run 4 miles in Central Park on New Year's Eve. Erin who graduated from Haddonfield HS in New Jersey will be on familiar terrain at the Armory having won the Eastern States HS mile on this very track, has since gone on to graduate from the University of North Carolina after a stellar collegiate career and represented the USA in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
Then the race concluded, Natasha Hastings walked in the media room and sprawled across a black couch in the corner and settled in. She’s always been comfortable at the Armory.
An outstanding lineup of athletes who will be competing in the Millrose Games and New Balance Games will be present when the Track Writers meet on Tuesday, January 19 at 5 p.m. at the legendary Coogan’s on Broadway between 168th and 169th Streets. This is the first time the Track Writers are meeting at this time.
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