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3 Ways to Get Involved in the 2013 Brooks PR Invitational

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It’s time for the fastest of the fastest. Get ready for the PR Invitational!

At the 2013 Brooks PR Invitational, 130 of the fastest high school runners will toe the line to smash meet records, track records, national records, and most importantly, Personal Records!

Brooks will host the third annual PR Invite on Feb. 24 in Seattle at the Dempsey Indoor Track. But even if you’re not racing at the PR Invite, there are still a few ways you can get involved, and even ways you can win.

Join us to watch the fastest of the fast run the  60m Dash, 60m Hurdles, 400m Dash, 800m Run, 1-Mile  Run and 2-Mile Run. 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 along with other Run Happy events and Brooks giveaways. Below are three ways you can watch and get involved in 2013 PR Invitational.

1. Join Us on the Track

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The boys 800m field competes at last year’s PR Invitational.

Join us on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the UW Dempsey Indoor Center to watch the fastest high school runners in the country 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 with a special PR Invite design.

On race day, bring your running buddies to the track early to get ready to cheer your heart out by grabbing best seats and the best swag.

RSVP on Facebook

2. Watch & Win Live on Flotrack.org

Tune in on race day to flotrack.org for a chance to win a PR Invite Race Package Prize Pack. Start watching at 3:00 P.M. PST on Feb. 24 and wait for us to announce a secret website where you can register for the chance to win a complete Brooks PR Invite prize package* valued at $200 including new Brooks track spikes, a running shirt, running socks and more.

The Watch & Win prize pack will include a pair of PR spikes and other swag.

Pick your PR spike: LD, MD, or Sprint. Our Watch & Win winners will get their choice of PR spike.

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, along with input from our student reporters.

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 updates on the athletes. Get the down low on all the action by following @brooksrunning and joining the conversation.  Our student reporters will be helping to cover the meet and other events throughout the weekend. Look for posts from our student reporter contest winners Nathaniel Marti from Mt. Vernon, Iowa, and Meghan Lockett from Comus, Md. They’ll be tweeting from @brooksrunning with the hashtag #studentreporter.

Need convincing that the meet will be epic? See some highlights from last year’s PR Invitational below, and don’t forget to join us on Feb. 24.


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Open to residents of the 50 United States and Washington, D.C. 13 or older.  Void where prohibited. To enter, watch the live broadcast of the Brooks PR Invitational at www.Flotrack.org (which takes place between 3:30 p.m. on 2/24/2013 and 6:45 p.m. on 2/24/2013) and listen for the promotion entry web site url.  Once you hear the promotion entry web site url, visit the web site and fill out the entry form with the requested information.  Alternatively, mail a stamped 3×5 postcard with your full name, address, telephone number and e-mail address to the address below, Attn: Brooks Sports Watch & Win Sweepstakes.  Limit one entry per person regardless of entry method.  Three winners selected by random drawing from all eligible entries. Three winners will each receive a prize pack consisting of: one pair of Brooks track spikes (approximate retail value (“ARV“): $100, a custom screened PR Invitational technical running shirt (ARV: $30), PR Invitational water bottle (ARV: $15), beanie (ARV: $25) and technical running socks (ARV: $10).  Total ARV of prize pack: $200.  Total ARV of all prizes available: $600. Odds depend on the number of eligible entries received.  Subject to Official Rules. For details, restrictions and Official Rules, visit www.brooksrunning.com/rules. Sponsor: Brooks Sports, Inc., 19910 North Creek Parkway, Suite 200, Bothell, Washington 98011.

*Three winners of the Watch & Win competition will each receive a prize pack consisting of: one pair of Brooks track spikes, a custom screened PR Invitational technical running shirt, PR Invite water bottle, beanie and technical running socks (approximate retail value (“ARV”): $200; Brooks spikes (ARV: $100); technical running shirt (ARV: $30); water bottle (ARV: $15); beenie (ARV: $25); and technical running socks (ARV: $10).  Total ARV of prize pack: $200

About Derek
I’m a runner, a writer, and a shoe lover who enjoys morning coffee, travel, singing in the car, and getting legitimately lost on trail runs. Three things I can’t live without: bubble tea, Fridays, and my Brooks PureFlow’s.

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