On Sunday, February 26, 2012, Brooks is hosting the 2012 PR Invitational where the fastest high school track stars from across the nation will compete to set new PRs and to break national high school records.In December, over 120 of the fastest boys and girls were mailed golden tickets inviting them to this special Brooks event.
In less than four weeks athletes will be filing into the Dempsey Indoor Track to complete in 60m, 60m hurdles, 400m, 800m, 1600m and 2-mile distances. Each race will feature eight to 12 of the best high school runners. Cheering on these elite athletes will be over 1,500 fans, coaches and Brooks team members. This event will include an in-stadium broadcast by Flotrack and performances by the UW Husky Drumline along with other Run Happy events and Brooks give-aways. Below are three ways you can watch and get involved in 2012 PR Invitational.
1. Join Us at The Dempsey Track
You are invited to join us on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 at the UW Dempsey Indoor Athlete Center to cheer on these dynamite high school athletes as they make history. This free event begins at 3:00 p.m. PST and the first 1,500 fans to arrive will receive a Brooks technical t-shirt emblazoned with the PR Invite design, glow sticks and other Brooks swag. On race day, invite your running friends and get to the track early to grab the best seats and to catch all the record-breaking races.
2. Watch & Win Live on Flotrack.org
If you can’t make it to Seattle to watch in person, you can still watch the action live online. Our broadcast partner Flotrack will be live streaming the full PR Invitational event and will be providing color commentary from within the stadium. To tune in, visit www.flotrack.org.
Want to win a full 2012 Brooks PR Invitational race package from Brooks? All you have to do is tune in to the live broadcast on Flotrack.org starting at 3:00 P.M. PST on 2/26. During the competition, Brooks will announce a secret website where you can register for the chance to win a complete Brooks PR Invite prize package including:
- Brooks Armwarmers
- Nighlife mesh cap
- Spike bag
- Podium team back pack
- PR Spike
- Pure Flow/Cadence
- EZ T shirt
- Essential Run Jacket
- Spartan Pant
- Infiniti short
- …and a free pair of Brooks shoes of your choosing!
3. Live Updates on Twitter & Cheer with #BrooksPR
In addition to the live video broadcast Flotrack.org, throughout the race weekend Brooks will be live-tweeting with the hashtag #BrooksPR, sharing race results, photos and update on the athletes. To stay up on the action, follow @brooksrunning.
Are you ready for Feb. 26th?
What does the PR Invite look like? Take a look at the video below from last year’s record-smashing event.