Quote Of The Day
“Coming in I knew I needed to get it done. … I knew this is one of my last shots at getting it (the Olympic Trials standard) so I was just trying to be really brave. I pushed the pace because I didn’t want to have to come through with one lap [to go] and close really really really hard. I just felt really good.”
– Kate Murphy speaking after winning the adidas Girls’ Dream Mile at the adidas Boost Boston Games in 4:07.21. She closed in a phenomenal 62.05 to get the Olympic Trials standard and move her to #3 all-time among high schoolers.
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