Gerry Lindgren High School 5000 Hosted at Dempsey Indoor

Featuring: National High School Phenomenon Megan O\'Reilly

Top High School Runners Meet For Lindgren Indoor 5000 Meters

Seattle, Washington, February 11, 2006 A National Scholastic Indoor Championships sponsored event, top high school track stars from around the country, many with national championships earned, will vie to better a 20-year-old world high school running record at the over-sized Dempsey Indoor track located at the University of Washington on February 11, 2006.

Athletes from this race will be chosen to accompany Legend Gerry Lindgren to the National Scholastic Indoor Championships at the New Balance Track & Field Center Armory as a member of \"Lindgren\'s Army\" to compete in either the Lindgren Two-mile or 5000 meter National Championship races, or both.

The Gerry Lindgren Invitational 5000 meters honors distance legend and recent Hall of Fame inductee Gerry Lindgren. A high light of this track meet will include the Gerry Lindgren High School 5000 Meters. Featuring several of the nations top high school distance runners, the High School 5000 Meter will be a race for history, to eclipse the national records of 14:29.28 for the boys and 16:43.02 for the girls High School 5000 Meters. The winner will be awarded the Gerry Lindgren 5000M Championship Trophy by Gerry Lindgren.

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9:00am

Packet & uniform pick-up at Dempsey track

9:20am

Athletes meet Gerry Lindgren at Dempsey track

12:10pm

Collegiate Women\'s Mile

12:20pm

Collegiate Men\'s Mile

12:35pm

Gerry Lindgren High School 5000m Invitational

2:00pm

Collegiate/ High School Women\'s 5000 Meters