May 18, 2017
The 2017 TrackTown Summer Series draft will take be held on Friday, May 19, at 7 p.m. ET at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. General managers Nick Symmonds (Team San Francisco), Bernard Lagat (Team Portland) and Sanya Richards-Ross (Team Philadelphia) will be drafting on-site, while Allyson Felix (Team New York) will be patched in live from Jamaica, where she is competing this weekend.
The five-round draft will be streamed live in its entirety below. Team Philadelphia, which finished last in 2016, has the first overall pick, followed by Portland, New York and San Francisco. From there, the draft order proceeds in serpentine fashion (so San Francisco picks first in round two).
Read about Nick Symmonds talking about the draft here: “GM” Nick Symmonds, Hoping To Make USAs One Final Time, Is In 1:50 Shape Right Now, Ready For Friday’s Tracktown Summer Series Draft. Find out the team names and logos here: TrackTown Summer Series announces team names and logos – Are you ready for the San Francisco Surge, the Portland Pulse, the Philadelphia Force and New York Empire?