With the three big 2017 wins, the Shore AC all-time total of Penn Relays Olympic Development relay wins has now reached a great 17, with these earlier triumphs: men’s 4x100 (1984), 4x200 (2003), 4x400 (1990-1991) , distance medley (1998) and shuttle hurdles(1985-2002-2004-2007-2009-2010-2014-2015-2016.) Great going!
Long jump champions Jeff Henderson and Tianna Bartoletta, both of the U.S., men's high jump champion Derek Drouin of Canada, and women's pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi of Greece all come to Millrose riding a wave of Olympic glory.Head over to Marshide Mama’s for a romantic dinner, drinks and live music at this charming beachside cafe.Plus, you can only get to the island via boat transportation, so you know traffic and tourist groups won’t interrupt your private time.Sprinters Courtney Okolo, Phyllis Francis and Natasha Hastings were teammates on the U. women's gold-medal winning 4x400 relay.“Eleven gold medalists, with a surprise possible 12th committing, must make this year’s NYRR Millrose Games a world record in itself,” Armory Foundation President Dr. “The Olympic Games is the feature story of this, the 110th edition of the world’s most historic indoor track & field meet.”With a storied history that spans more than a century, the NYRR Millrose Games is one of track and field’s most prestigious and enduring annual events.
A New York City sports staple, the meet moved to the New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory in Washington Heights in 2012 after having called Madison Square Garden home from 1914 to 2011.And, on a perfect-weather racing day, the giant field gathered on Ocean Avenue for this traditional “unofficial opening day of summer” rite responded with all the usual enthusiasm.Cheered on by the throngs lining the route, and by several bands spaced around the course, the racers seemed to enjoy every step of the experience, and specially so the winners, who earned handsome glassware bowls for their triumphs. I was running with a couple of other guys, and was a little nervous that somebody might stick with me and outkick me.A notable eighth over-all in the 5K men's division was veteran star Harold Nolan of Middletown, marking his recent moved into the 70-79 division by leading all the 70s and using his run as a warmup for his upcoming trip to the World Masters Games in New Zealand.The program had opened with the Zinn Memorial 10K racewalk, where top honors went to Metuchen's Richard Luettchau () and Long Branch's Maria Paul (.). - Shore Athletic Club is delighted to announce that famed coach Frank "Gags" Gagliano has been named 2017 winner of its Wisner Brothers Memorial Award for "distinguished service to the sport of track and field" and will be honored at the annual Shore AC Awards Banquet,scheduled from 2 to 6 p.m.“Conditions were just excellent today,” said Scheid. But I kept my pace, kept my own rhythm and reeled them all in.