2016 Camel City Elite Races

January 30, 2016
Winston Salem, NC

LRC Videos from 2016 Camel City Meet

Video interviews from the Camel City meet.

LRC Garrett Heath, Shannon Rowbury & Matthew Centrowitz Keep Rolling; 7:59.33 HS 3k Record For Drew Hunter! At 2016 Camel City Elite Meet

Gerry Lindgren‘s American indoor high school record had stood since 1964 and is finally gone thanks toDrew Hunter running 7:59.33 in a race won by the hotGarrett Heath. Matt Centrowitz won the mile and dabbed for Carolina fans as Shannon Rowbury got another win at the Camel City Elite meet.

LRC Nike Oregon Project Stars Matthew Centrowitz & Shannon Rowbury Reflect on Their 2015 Seasons & Look Ahead to 2016; Plus a Nick Symmonds Update

We sat down with Centro and Rowbury on Friday ahead of the Camel City Elite meet. Centro talked about how he's glad the U.S. Trials are closer to the Olympics this year than last (9 weeks versus 6) and how he plans to close the gap to Asbel Kiprop. Rowbury discussed her bittersweet 2015 season, Genzebe Dibaba's crazy workout, and why her rivalry with Jenny Simpson is overblown.

LRC Drew Hunter's Coach Reveals Hunter Only Took Three Days Off After Foot Locker and That "If He Runs Successfully, Then He'll Probably Break the [HS 3k] Record"

Hunter's coach Tom Schwartz saw no reason to take much time off after his undefeated cross country season and so the record attempt is on. Schwartz, "I don’t overtrain him so he’s not mentally or physically overtrained."

LRC 2016 Camel City Elite Preview: Matt Centrowitz, Shannon Rowbury And Ashton Eaton Headline Fields As Indoor Season Heats Up

The first big US pro meet of the year takes place in Winston-Salem on Saturday afternoon and we'll be there to cover it for you. Centro and Rowbury will both be in the mile while Eaton and wife Brianne Theisen-Eaton tackle the 60m hurdles. Cas Loxsom (800), Brandon Johnson (800), Melissa Bishop (800), Stephanie Garcia (mile), Garrett Heath (3k), Lawi Lalang (3k) and Foot Locker champs Drew Hunter (3k) & Weini Kelati (3k) are also entered.

Greensboro News and Record:

Manzano pulled out due to a family emergency. This follows Bernard Lagat pulling out of the 3000 with a calf injury.


Drew Hunter will be in the 3000 with Bernard Lagat and Garrett Heath.

Runner's World:

Hunter will line up with Matt Centrowitz, Leo Manzano and other pros on January 30th.
*DyeStat Article On Hunter Being Coached From Afar By LRC Poster Tom "Tinman" Swartz For a recent workout Schwartz talked to Hunter through Facetime during a workout and gave instructions in between each interval.


They add to previously announced Nick Symmonds, Leo Manzano and Shannon Rowbury.

Greensboro News and Record:

This possibly could be Symmonds first race since getting booted from World's. Rowbury rocked a 4:22.69 mile last year.

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