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Awesome/Almost Dangerous: New Balance Games in New York on January 26 will have one mile steeple 1/17/2013 7:19PM Reply | Return to Index | Report Post
We've always said an 800 steeple would be the most ridiculous/dangerous/excieting race ever. A mile can't be too far off.

http://www.runnersworld.com/elite-runners/thoughts-indoor-steeplechaser

Anyone know if they are having a men's mile steeple. What are the pro events? We can't find a website.
C/M Runner
RE: Awesome/Almost Dangerous: New Balance Games in New York on January 26 will have one mile steeple 1/18/2013 8:09AM - in reply to LetsRun.com Reply | Return to Index | Report Post
Event website: http://www.armorytrack.com/Meet/1430/New-Balance-Games-1213

It looks like they are only having an elite women's steeple and high school boys and girls steeple races. I don't know why they aren't doing an elite men's steeple if they are doing the elite women...

Elite events:
400 (m/w)
mile (m/w)
mile steeple (w)
might be wejo
RE: Awesome/Almost Dangerous: New Balance Games in New York on January 26 will have one mile steeple 1/18/2013 8:13AM - in reply to C/M Runner Reply | Return to Index | Report Post
Is there a water pit?
Wossamotta
RE: Awesome/Almost Dangerous: New Balance Games in New York on January 26 will have one mile steeple 1/18/2013 8:16AM - in reply to might be wejo Reply | Return to Index | Report Post
No water pit this year. They'll have one next year
Paddy Cakes
RE: Awesome/Almost Dangerous: New Balance Games in New York on January 26 will have one mile steeple 1/18/2013 8:37AM - in reply to Wossamotta Reply | Return to Index | Report Post
OK, this is going to be awesome! Does anyone know if the whole reace will be televised or streamed?
C/M Runner
RE: Awesome/Almost Dangerous: New Balance Games in New York on January 26 will have one mile steeple 1/18/2013 8:55AM - in reply to Paddy Cakes Reply | Return to Index | Report Post

Paddy Cakes wrote:

OK, this is going to be awesome! Does anyone know if the whole reace will be televised or streamed?


The Armory has their own YouTube channel, and every major meet so far these last two indoor seasons have shown live streaming of their meets.
http://www.youtube.com/user/armorytrack/videos

As for how the race is to be run, it is just two barriers set up on the straightaways. No water pit (yet). Check out the Youtube page to see if they have any videos of them yet.
http://www.armorytrack.com/News/Post/hurdling-into-new-territory
OMG not another
RE: Awesome/Almost Dangerous: New Balance Games in New York on January 26 will have one mile steeple 1/18/2013 9:11AM - in reply to LetsRun.com Reply | Return to Index | Report Post
DOPEFEST!
duhh
RE: Awesome/Almost Dangerous: New Balance Games in New York on January 26 will have one mile steeple 1/18/2013 9:40AM - in reply to OMG not another Reply | Return to Index | Report Post
a HS girls steeple? have you ever seen a college womens steeple at a rather minor meet? not pretty. i predict some of these girls will get very seriously injured here...
Dennis Reynolds
RE: Awesome/Almost Dangerous: New Balance Games in New York on January 26 will have one mile steeple 1/18/2013 10:19AM - in reply to LetsRun.com Reply | Return to Index | Report Post
Cool, another event for those who can't hack it with the big boys. Winning a steeple race is like winning the special olympics, doesn't mean anything.
High Wire
RE: Awesome/Almost Dangerous: New Balance Games in New York on January 26 will have one mile steeple 1/18/2013 10:20AM - in reply to duhh Reply | Return to Index | Report Post
Watagatapitusberry
RE: Awesome/Almost Dangerous: New Balance Games in New York on January 26 will have one mile steeple 1/18/2013 2:00PM - in reply to LetsRun.com Reply | Return to Index | Report Post
They've already held the race at two separate meets for the high school level, and from what I've seen, it has gone well both times. Good to see the event spreading to new territories.
Running on Empathy
RE: Awesome/Almost Dangerous: New Balance Games in New York on January 26 will have one mile steeple 1/18/2013 6:23PM - in reply to Watagatapitusberry Reply | Return to Index | Report Post
It won't be long until we have the world's first all-indoor cross country race inside one of these giant domed stadiums. Or maybe in one of those giant mall complexes.
long sox
RE: Awesome/Almost Dangerous: New Balance Games in New York on January 26 will have one mile steeple 1/18/2013 7:05PM - in reply to LetsRun.com Reply | Return to Index | Report Post
2000m steeple seems to have been run quite a bit, both indoor and outdoor and while not a 'standard' event, it seems to be well enough recognized that there are unofficial records/best times.

http://www.alltime-athletics.com/m2000hok.htm
http://www.alltime-athletics.com/w2000hok.htm

So why are they are doing 2 laps less, are they just lazy?