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We're Here! Yale Track Classic! Jan 20, 2017

Yale Track Classic, CT (FloTrack) (1/20-1/21)Join Billy Cvecko and the crew at Yale University as some of the top athletes in the country chase US leading times.  US #2 Halle Hazzard will go after the fastest time in the nation in the 55m dash.  The boys 3K hosts the battle of the #1's as US #1 in the 3K, Jeremy Hoyne-Grosvenor will go up against US #1 in the 3200m Dalton Hengst. The girls 3K is also loaded with NXN & Foot Locker finalists as Hannah Reale, Ellie Lawler & Keelin Hays all battle to be the Yale Track Classic 3K champ. We also have some studs in the mile as Sam Toolin looks to better his 4:13 mile PB. Julia Zachgo looks to run fast as well as she has gone 4:33 in the 1500m.WATCH LIVE 

Shenendehowa DMR goes 11:57.54 for US #2! Jan 21, 2017

Shenendehowa came off a great XC season as their team finished second in the New York Nike Regional to qualify for NXN 2016. But It looks like things aren't ending there as Shen went 11:57.54 in the DMR last night for US #2! They are only the second team to break 12 minutes in the DMR this year behind Lake Braddock's new national record of 11:34.54.  Seven of the top ten DMR times in country come from the Yale Track Classic 2017!

Kick of the Week: When 40 Kids Race An Indoor 3K Jan 23, 2017

When 40 athletes toe the line in an indoor 3K race, it makes for a messy finish! Freshmen Brian Smith of St. Anthony's and David Delbonis of Bishop Hendricken race to the finish while trying to shuffle by dozens of lapped runners in the home stretch.Watch the full race video hereMore from the Yale Track Classic:ResultsRace VideosInterview VideosPhoto Galleries

Boys 3000 Heat 1 - US #1, 2, 3! Jan 22, 2017

The Yale Track Classic is notorious for loaded 3K races and the 2017 edition of the event was no different. The top boys section featured US #1 ranked Jeremy Hoyne-Grosvenor, who ran 8:32.71 in December, plus Foot Locker finalist and No. 1 ranked 3200m runner Dalton Hengst, 9:01 two miler Nick Dahl, and Connecticut state cross country champion Zakeer Ahmad. The race lived up to the hype as Hengst, Dahl and Ahmad battled to the three fastest times in the nation this year: 8:28.51, 8:30.62 and 8:32.11. Seven of the top 10 3K times in the nation this year were recorded at the Yale Track Classic.Watch the post-race interview with Hengst below:More from the Yale Track Classic:ResultsRace VideosInterview VideosPhoto Galleries

CT Athletes at Yale Day 1 Jan 22, 2017

Check out how the Nutmeg state did at the Yale Invite this Friday.                    

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