Jun | 6
Brooks Athletes, Events

Run, Watch and Win With Us at the 2014 Brooks PR Invite

Spike up, runners! Brooks is taking a track meet known for stacked races, PR’s and breaking records and make it even faster.

The 2014 Brooks PR Invitational moves outdoors this year and captures the perfect combination of the deepest, most competitive fields and the end of the season peak! On June 21, 130 of the country’s fastest high school runners will toe the line at Renton Memorial Stadium to go for broke in a field of their most competitive peers to set the track on fire with PR’s and maybe even a few records along the way.

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The Gig Harbor boys 4 x mile relay team kicks off the meet with a crack at the national record alongside some of the area’s most competitive distance squads.

Standout miler Alexa Efraimson enters the PR Invite with a fresh American Record in the outdoor 1,600-meter run set at the Washington State Meet. She ran 4:33 in front of a packed stadium to claim the win and solidify her spot on the line at the PR Invite alongside runners like Anna Maxwell and Devin Clark.

The boys sprints will again be electric. Alabama Hurdler Marlon Humphrey returns to Seattle for his third showing at the PR Invite. Humphrey will look to claim the golden spike in the 110-meter high hurdles.

With the fastest of the fastest runners in the nation all on one track, you’ve got to be asking how you can get a piece of the action.

If You’re in the Northwest, Come to the Meet!

That’s right! Come watch it in person. There’s nothing quite like a summer afternoon full of the most outrageous races of the year. Doors open at noon and the first event starts at 1:30 p.m. Get there early, though! The Brooks Beasts are showcasing their very last workout before they head to the USATF Outdoor Championships. Free T-shirts and swag to the first 1,000 people to get to the stadium. In addition, singer Hollis (featured on Macklemore’s “White Walls”) will perform at the meet.

Renton Memorial Stadium

406 Logan Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98055
Tickets cost $10 at the door (kids 6 & under get in free). All ticket sales go to the Renton School District.
  • 1:30PM                 4 x Mile Record attempt
  • 2:15PM                 Girls 2 Mile Run
  • 2:30PM                 Boys 2 Mile Run
  • 2:50PM                 Girls 400 Meter Dash
  • 2:55PM                 Boys 400 Meter Dash
  • 3:10PM                 Girls 100 Meter Hurdles
  • 3:15PM                 Boys 110 Meter Hurdles
  • 3:30PM                 Girls 800 Meter Run
  • 3:40PM                 Boys 800 Meter Run
  • 4:05PM                 Girls 100 Meter Dash
  • 4:10PM                 Boys 100 Meter Dash
  • 4:25PM                 Girls 1 Mile Run
  • 4:35PM                 Boys 1 Mile Run

Watch Online and You Could Win

brookspr-watchnwin-300Tune into to Flotrack.org for the live stream of the Brooks PR Invitational live on June 21st beginning at 1:30 p.m. PST. At three times during the broadcast, a secret URL will be announced and displayed on screen. To enter, visit the web page and complete the entry form. Three winners will be randomly selected to win a PR Invite prize pack that includes a pair of Brooks spikes, running shoes and other gear.

The live stream will also include special commentary from Brooks Beasts Nick Symmonds and Katie Mackey- don’t miss it!

In the meantime, read up on last year’s magic here and join the conversation on social media with the #MyPR hashtag.


*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, click here. Sponsor: Brooks Sports, Inc., 4300 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, Washington 98105.

*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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