Congratulations to our group of distance runners who attended this year's DDF!
Grace Dwyer getting a new PR of 5:43.58 in the 1600m after getting a huge PR on Wednesday.
Jefferson Wright, Jacob Lorico Hertz, Jay Doctor, Jayson Sisco were all in the same heat of the 1600m. They all raced really well and all earned PRs.
Kyle Watkins took 3rd in his heat of the 1600m and earned a PR of 5:18.16
Cody Winsor and Thomas Doherty, known as the “Davis Double” by the announcer, helped lead their heat to impressive times. They ended up getting 2nd and 3rd and was the first heat of the day to go under 5:00 in the 1600m. Due to a timing error we are still waiting to get the official times from that heat.
Madeline Zafonte got 3rd in her heat of the 800m and a PR of 2:42.96
Elian Malessy doubled up and though he didn’t do as well as he wanted in the 1600m he did come back and get a new PR of 2:11.77 in the 800m
Gavin Rashid doubled up and almost tied his PR in the 1600m but came back and got a new PR in the 3200m of 11:55.90
Connor Cougevan raced in both the 1600m and the 3200m. He PRed in the 3200m with 10:17.76
Diego Perez and Zach Ayers were in the fastest heat of the 3200m also known as the Sombrero heat. They were labeled the “Davis Duet” by the announcer and helped lead a big pack of the 3200m. This was Diego’s 2nd Sombrero heat of the day as he was in the fastest heat for the 1600m earlier. Diego finished 11th and got a PR of 9:16.79. Zach Ayers ran the 3200m of his life and closed a giant gap to almost catch the winner of the race. Zach finished 3rd and earned an incredible PR of 9:08.40
Athletes of the Meet are Abby Carroll and Ryan Mitchell
Abby Carroll doubled up and PRed in both of her events. She got 3rd in the 1600m with a new PR of 5:39.22. If that wasn’t impressive enough she came back and took 2nd in her heat of the 3200m with a 30+ second PR Abby ran 12:08.17.
Ryan Mitchell also doubled up and earned two PRs with two incredible races. He won his heat of the 1600m and ran 4:27.80. He then got a big PR in the 3200m of 9:43.68.
Congrats to everyone that competed!!