2x World Under-20 Gold Medalist Akala Garrett wins the Girls 100m hurdles with a scorching time of 13.13.
Brooks PR Invitational 2023
For more than a decade, Brooks Running has invited the fastest high school athletes in the country to travel to Seattle to compete in the Brooks PR Invitational. The premise is simple; show up, race, and aim to set a new personal record alongside your fastest competitors. Athletes delivered on that mandate in 2023, setting new pr's and breaking meet records in the process. And even more records were broken this year, with the addition of a Juniors field that saw the nation's quickest middle schoolers smash records, including a national Middle School 800m record set by Cooper Lutkenhaus.
Left: Nayyir Newash-Campbell sprints out of the blocks at the start of the Boys 400m race. He went on to finish fourth with a time of 47.04. Right: The Boys 1 Mile field makes charges down the finishing straight to take the bell lap.
Scenes from Renton Memorial Stadium, where a crowd of a few hundred came out to watch the "fastest of the fastest" compete on Wednesday, June 14th.
Jameesia Ford edges Skyler Franklin with a dive at the finish line, taking victory in the Girls 400m with a time of 53.52.
Left: Jameesia Ford recovers on the track after diving to victory in the Girls 400m. Right: Owen Powell, who finished 9th in the Boys 1 Mile field, catches his breath following the conclusion of the race.
The Boys Two Mile field saw nine athletes set a new personal record.
Left: Shawnti Jackson takes the Girls 100m with a time of 11.00. Right: Andre Korbmacher celebrates his victory in the Boys 110m Hurdles race.
Left: Spectators are invited down to the track for the final two races of the event, the Girls and Boys 1 Mile. Right: Jane Hedengren reacts to seeing her time in the Girls 1 mile on the board. She broke her PR by five seconds, winning the race with a time of 4:35.6.
Left: Nathan Cumberbatch celebrates his victory in the Boys 800m. Right: Ali Ince looks to the sky as she secures her third Brooks PRI victory in the Girls 800m.
Jackson Heidesch celebrates with his "Golden Shoe" on the podium after winning the Boys 1 Mile race.