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Top Boys Mile at Reebok Boston Indoors Includes Two NE’s

 

                     
       Top
boys’ junior mile on tap for Reebok Boston Indoor
Games

BOSTON (Jan. 21) – A
diverse group of prep talent from across the country and Canada will line up in Boston for the
Boys’ Junior Invitational Mile at the 2009 Reebok Boston Indoor
Games
, organizers announced
today.  The field includes
Andrew Springer (Westerly HS/Westerly, RI) this season’s fastest
prep miler at 4.10.61; Alaska’s Trevor Dunbar (Kodiak
HS/Kodiak, AK) who was the 2008
Footlocker Cross Country Championship runner-up and Brett
Johnson
(Ocean City HS/Ocean City, NJ),
who is the nation’s fastest returning miler from 2008. 

Since the Reebok Boston
Indoor Games
began in 1996, more than 100 Olympic and World Championship medalists have
competed in the event, which has also played host to six World and 29 National Records. The Boys’
Junior Invitational Mile, which began in 2005, has quickly become one of the most
prestigious events of its kind. In 2008, the boys’ mile produced the fastest 2008 indoor time in the country
(4:08.77) as well as six of the top ten best times in the
nation.

 The above athletes will be joined
by Reed Conner (The Woodlands HS/The Woodlands, TX), who was the 2008 NTN Cross
Country Individual Champion ; Omar Abdi (Charlestown HS/Charlestown,
MA), the 2008 Massachusetts State
Indoor and Outdoor Mile Champion; 
and Jeremy Rae
(Lakeshore
Catholic
HS/Fort Erie, Ontario) the 2008 Canadian Youth Champion at both 800m and 1500m. 

Challenging them will be
Mac Fleet (University City HS/San Diego, CA), 2008 California
State Runner-up at 1600m in 2008;
Chris “CJ‰Û¢bCrLf Brown (Carroll Senior HS/Southlake, TX);
Patrick McGregor (Hoover
HS/Hoover, AL); Zachary Ornelas (Vista Ridge HS/Cedar Park,
TX), Collin Jarvis
(Rancho Buena Vista HS/Vista, CA); and Drew Butler (The
Woodlands HS/The Woodlands,
TX).

 The field for the Girls’ Junior
Invitational Mile will be released soon.
The
14th-annual Reebok Boston Indoor Games, the second stop in USA
Track & Field’s Visa Championship
Series, begins at 5:00 p.m. on Feb. 7 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center
at Roxbury Community College, 1350 Tremont St. Information is now available
on-line at
www.BostonIndoorGames.com, and
tickets are available on-line or by calling 1-877-TIX-TRAC.

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