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Eric van der Els and Cas Loxsom Invited to Compete at 2016 Brooks PR Invitational Meet

Created at 6/17/2016 11:25 AM  by Ron Knapp 
Last modified at 6/17/2016 11:25 AM  by Ron Knapp 

The sixth Brooks PR Invitational Meet invited the best eight to twelve athletes in the nation to participate in limited events on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Renton Memorial Stadium in Renton, WA. The meet this year includes competition in the 100m Dash, 100m/110m Hurdles, 400m Dash, 800m Run, 1-Mile Run and 2-Mile Run as well as a series of PRO events.

Invited state athletes include:

·        Senior Eric van der Els of Brien McMahon-Norwalk is slated to compete in the Boys 2-Mile Run. Eric’s resume this year includes Outdoor bests of 4:05.30 for 1-mile, 8:20.11 for 3000m and 8:50.53 for 3200m. His Indoor best time this year in the 2-mile was 9:08.67. His 3000m winning time of 8:50.53 from the 2016 Penn Relays is the current Connecticut Outdoor State Record.

·        Former Wilbur Cross standout Cas Loxsom is slated to compete in the Pro Men’s 600m with a seed mark of 1:44.9 in the 800m. Loxsom is the current Connecticut State Record holder in the Indoor 600m Run with a time of 1:18.72 set in 2009 as the New England Championship.

Brooks PR Invitational Meet // June 18 // 1:30PST // Renton Memorial Stadium in Renton, WA

Schedule (all times in PST)

1:30 PM PST  Girls 2 Mile Run 

1:45 PM PST  Boys 2 Mile Run 

2:00 PM PST  2 Mile Awards 

2:05 PM PST  Girls 400m Dash 

2:10 PM PST  Boys 400m Dash 

2:15 PM PST  400m Dash Awards 

2:20 PM PST  Pro Women's Event 

2:25 PM PST  Girls 100m Hurdles 

2:30 PM PST  Boys 110m Hurdles 

2:35 PM PST  Hurdles Awards 

2:40 PM PST  ICP Award Winner 

2:45 PM PST  Pro Men's Event 

2:50 PM PST  Girls 800m Dash 

2:55 PM PST  Boys 800m Dash 

3:00 PM PST  800m Awards 

3:05 PM PST  Pro Women's Event 

3:10 PM PST  Girls 100m Dash 

3:15 PM PST  Boys 100m Dash 

3:20 PM PST  100m Dash Awards 

3:25 PM PST  Girls 1 Mile Run 

3:35 PM PST  Boys 1 Mile Run 

3:45 PM PST  Mile Run Awards 

3:50 PM PST  Pro Men's Event 

4:00 PM PST  Kid's 1 Lap Run 

Visit the 2016 Brooks PR Invitational Meet website for more information.