Having the best indoor prep track and field Nike Free Run
performance during the 2010 season is a huge accomplishment considering our population (the current U. S. Census Bureau estimate is 309+ million).
Having the best indoor prep track and field performance during the past 11+ years is an even greater accomplishment.
Among the 28 marks (14 each for boys and girls), the one name that jumps out is Alan Webb. Webb holds the best marks in 4 events-the 1500, Mile, 3000 and 2 Mile. Polytechnic Relay has 3 best marks-in the boys 4 x200, and the girls 4 x 200 and 4 x 400.
Alan Webb broke Jim Ryun's 4:07.8 prep record as a sophomore by running 4:06.94, ran 3:53.43 to shatter Ryun's 36-year-old national high school record of 3:55.3, and ran 3:38.26 to break Ryun's 37-year-old, 1500-meter high school record of 3:39.0 set in 1964.
Webb also became the first American high schooler Cheap Nike Free Run
ever to run a sub-four minute mile indoors with his 3:59.86 effort. He currently holds the American record for the mile in 3:46.91.
Seven other athletes show up twice-Casey Combest in the 55 and 60, Robby Andrews in the 800 and 1000, Michael Coe in the 1600 and 3200, Wayne Davis in the 55 and 60 hurdles, Francena McCorory in the girls' 300 and 400, Chanelle Price in the 500 and 800, and Jacquelyn Coward in the 55 and 60 hurdles.
The biggest name among the rest is Jordan Hasay in the 3200, who set the national 1500 record of 4:14.50 in a Semi-Final Heat while competing in the 2008 U. S. Olympic Trials as a high school junior.
Six of the 28 marks have also been set this year by Nick Vena in the shot put, Alec Faldermeyer in the weight throw, Emily Lipari in the Mile, Emily Sisson in the 3200, Megan Goethals in the 2 Mile, and Shelby Ashe Nike Free Run Australia
in the weight throw.