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Midwest Distance Festival

 

Read the latest update for the 2014 Midwest Distance Festival HERE.

 

The Midwest Distance Festival will not be held in 2014. Announcement

 

 

 

 



 

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Jack Keelan - St. Ignatius College Prep (IL) - Midwest Distance Festival 2013
 
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Midwest Distance Festival posted a news article - Jun 19 2014, 12:50 PM
As you all know by this point, the Midwest Festival was not held in 2014 due to conflicts in scheduling with the New Balance National Meet and the adidas Grand Prix. During the time when I announced that the meet would be cancelled in December until ye...
 
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Midwest Distance Festival posted a news article - Dec 17 2013, 03:10 PM
 
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Midwest Distance Festival posted a news article - Dec 9 2013, 02:25 PM
A decision has not been made on a date for the 2014 Midwest Distance Festival or whether it will be held.   ...
 
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The date shifts clearly present a conflict in the schedule. I do hope you are able to run the meet because the MDF is an important part of the Midwest racing landscape.
 
Midwest Distance Festival posted a news article - Jun 11 2013, 01:55 AM
 
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Mike Newman talks to Jack Keelan of St. Ignatius College Prep (IL) after he won the Midwest Distance Festival Boys 1 Mile Run in 4:07.50, a new meet record - Benedictine University, Lisle IL - June 8, 2013
 
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Mike Newman talks to Addison DeHaven of Brookings HS (SD) after he won the Boys 2 Mile Run at the Midwest Distance Festival in 9:01.13, a new meet record - Benedictine University, Lisle IL - June 8 - 2013
 
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Mike Newman talks to Nathaniel Kucera of Kaneland HS (Maple Park IL) after he won the Boys 800 Meter Run at the Midwest Distance Festival. His winning time was 1:51.33 - Benedictine University, Lisle IL - June 8, 2013
 
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Mike Newman talks to Sarah Ray of Warsaw HS (IN) after she won the Midwest Distance Festival Girls 2 Mile Run in a new Meet Record of 10:59.37 - Benedictine University, Lisle IL - June 8, 2013
 
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Mike Newman talks to Michelle Dobbs of Rochelle HS (IL) after she set a new meet record in the Girls 800 Meter Run at the Midwest Distance Festival. Her winning time was 2:10.96 - Benedictine University, Lisle IL - June 8, 2013
 
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Midwest Festival Distance Entry Standards - 2013

Here are the entry standards for the 2013 Midwest Distance Festival. The 2nd annual Midwest Distance Festival will take place at Benedictine University in Lisle IL on June 8, 2013 beginning at 6:30 PM.

 

We are also pleased to announce the addition of a Girls 2 Mile Race. There has been interest in adding the event from various coaches in the region. We thought that it would be beneficial to include this race into the meet program.

 

All qualifying marks must be achieved after January 1, 2013

 

2013 Midwest Distance Festival Entry Standards

 

Girls    2013 Meet Qualifying Standard
     
800 Meter Run   2:21.0
1 Mile Run   NOT BEING CONTESTED
2 Mile   11:25 (3200m Run Time)
     
Boys     
     
800 Meter Run   1:56.0
1 Mile Run   4:24.0 (1600m Run Time)
2 Mile Run   9:26.0 (3200m Run Time)
Freshman 1 Mile Run   4:48.0 (1600 m Run time)
2000 Meter Steeple    9:50 for 3200, 4:35 for 1600

 

 

There will also be a Co-Ed 5000 Meter Run beginning at 6:30 PM. You must be able to run this distance at 21:00 minutes or under.

 

 

 

 

If you have any questions about the entry standards, please feel free to contact Michael Newman at midwestdistance@gmail.com or newman.dyestatil@gmail.com .

 

We look forward to seeing you on June 8 to race with some of the elite runners in the Midwest and the country!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Midwest Distance Festival Meet Entries

2013 Midwest Distance Festival

 

THE GIRLS MILE RUN WILL NOT BE RUN IN 2013. PLEASE CHECK ENTRIES FOR UPDATES

 

Confirmed Meet Entries

 

Meet Schedule - It will be finalized after entries are closed!