Thursday, January 10, 2008

Millrose Games Tickets
Go On Sale

Laban Rotich (l) & Bernard Legat (r)

Tickets for the 101st Millrose Games are available. The Friday, February 1 meet at Madison Square Garden is part of USA Track & Field's Visa Championship Series.

Millrose Games is one of the world’s longest oldest continuously run sport events. The meet, which was born in 1908 as a competition between employees of the John Wanamaker department store has grown into the highlight of the world's indoor season.

Its heart and soul for 81 years has been the Wanamaker Mile. The race is held at 10:00 p.m. every year and features some of the world’s best milers.

U.S. miler, Bernard Legat, who last summer became the first man in history to capture gold medals at both 1500 and 5000 meters in the World Championships, will return to defend his Wanamaker Mile title at the 101st Millrose Games, organizers announced.

Last year’s meet featured Bernard Legat, Gail Devers, Reese Hoffa, and 2004 Olympic Gold medalist Shawn Crawford.

Of course, USA Track & Field would love for you to pay with your Visa... Read more

By Jay Hicks, a.k.a. Track Evangelist

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