Robert J. Burdette Indoor Classic 2008

Bethlehem, PA


Running Around the Nation - Sunday Editon Dec 29, 2007

A new U.S. record in the girl's weight throw and a stellar DMR between two NTN top-five teams went down at the Brown Invitational Friday, while over in Michigan a handful of great performances occurred.  See those results and others this week, as the last competitions of 2007 took place.Girls Top Performances- Victoria Flowers (RI) sets US Record with 61' .75" WT- Caitlin Lane (NY) wins big mile race in 4:57.08- Leslie Aririguzo (MI) wins tight battle in 60HH in 8.78- Burnt-Hills (NY) Beats Saratoga Springs (NY) with 12:05.94 in DMRBoys Top Performances- Isaiah Ward (MI) wins 800m race in 1:56.00- Motor City Track Club (MI) runs 7:56.22 in 4x800m relay- Steve Crouse (NY) leaps 47' 8.5" in triple jump

12/29 WKND: North Penn, Ryann Krais, Tony Shirk dominate, plus many more fast times in NY and PA. Dec 24, 2007

VIDEO: Khaliff Featherstone, Simon Gratz, wins the 800 at the 12/27 Marine Corps @ NY ArmoryVIDEO: Central Bucks East girls take 2nd in PA #1 time in the 4x200 @ 12/27 Marine Corps @ NY ArmoryVIDEO: Four videos from Christmas City Relays of 4x400 and 55 Hurdles VIDEO: Eight videos from Burdette Classic in field events and short sprints PHOTOS: Photo Gallery of Burdette Classic The start of the big meets in both PA and NY. The Christmas City Relays was host to 7 new meet records including a 12:28.88 DMR from Garden City.  At the Marine Corps Holiday Classic at the New York Armory Khaliff Featherstone, 1:58.09 800, Methacton, 10:33.47 DMR, Central Bucks East 1:44.81 4x200.  At the Robert J. Burdette Classic meet records fell in the boys pole vault, 15-01.00 by Tony Shirk, Phoenixville, and in the boys 4x800, 8:06.13 by North Penn.  Krais was a double-winner in the 60 hurdles (8.68) and the 200 (25.68).  Karen Shump, 46-07.75.  MileSplit will provide on-site coverage at both Marine Corps and Burdette. Also on Friday, at the first of four prelim rounds of this year's Colgate Women's Games in New York, Penn Charter's Elyse Wilkinson posted two strong marks, taking 2nd in the 800 and 4th in the 400. Upper Dublin's Vicky Gocht 5th in each of the same events. Syeeda Gee, Engineering & Science, captured 2nd in the 1500.Photo: Ryann Krais, Methacton, set a meet record in the 60 hurdles, split 24.8 in the 4x200 and won the open 200. Oh, and she ran the 4x400 as well. 2008 PA Indoor Leaderboard:  Girls / Boys