Track & Field and Cross-Country Bulletin for Mar 08, 2019

by Steve Underwood

Senior anchor Colton Bogucki may have graduated from The Jungle's HSR-setting 4x1 Mile Relay, but 3 other legs return. Photo by John Nepolitan.

Three blazing days of action!

The curtain has risen on the greatest high school indoor track and field meet in the nation: New Balance Nationals Indoor, March 8-10, 2019! We at the NSAF welcome more than 3,700 of the country's best sprinters, hurdlers, runners, jumpers, throwers, walkers and relay crews to the New Balance Track and Field Center at The Armory in New York City! This is our 9th NBNI since we partnered with our friends from New Balance.

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Our many great sponsors, partners and supporters

We have profound gratitude for our friends at New Balance -- the best partners we could hope for -- for working with us once again to make these the best three days in prep indoor T&F. Things will be rocking as usual at the New Balance booth!

We welcome Gatorade, our Official Sports Fuel Provider for another NBNI. Make sure to fuel up before and after your events!

Also supporting us at NBNI is our exclusive national sports medicine research partner, Sanford Sports Science Institute (SSSI), and Sanford Health – an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. The SSSI conducts research in conjunction with the NSAF to help with the development of future Olympic and World Championship hopefuls.

The Official Baton Supplier for the NSAF is Special batons will be presented to Championship relay winners during the award ceremonies. Also be sure to check their booth with your relay teammates to have your own personalized relay batons created.

Be on the lookout for our Recovery Zone on the track level at NBNI, sponsored by ROLL Recovery! It will be a space where athletes can stretch and roll out before, after, or between races and field events. Athletes can also sign up for giveaways and try and/or purchase ROLL Recovery products, which will be for sale at special discounted event pricing.

Try an ElliptiGo while you're here, also located on the track level, the world’s first elliptical bicycle which delivers a fun, comfortable and effective cardiovascular workout experience that inspires people and improves their lives -- while eliminating impact on joints. Learn more at NBNI and at their website and Facebook Page.

JAWKU Speed is about performance - measure speed, agility, and reaction time. Getting fast is a mental and physical commitment, make every effort count. Visualize your performance over time on the app and get the accuracy of multi-thousand dollar timing systems condensed into technology that you wear on your wrist.

Also, pick up your free sample of ENERGICE, designed to give you a competitive edge by boosting hydration, energy and recovery through vitamins and potassium. It's a no-caffiene, no-stimulants and gluten-free solution to Cool Energy on the Go!

Our NBNI competition bibs are provided by Athlete Race Numbers, the Official Bib Printer of the NSAF -- and creator of our fabulous new record banners.  Meet Directors, be sure to check out Athlete Race Numbers for your own meets and use the handy NSAF16 code to receive a discount.

The Next College Student Athlete is the NSAF's Official Provider of Recruiting Education and Services. You can build a FREE recruiting profile with The NCSA as you navigate the recruiting process.

ALTIS is the world's foremost Track & Field training and education company and the NSAF's Official Online Education System. Coaches: You can participate in the ALTIS Foundation Course at a discounted rate. Sign up now using Discount Code NSAF17 | More Details

Agogie wearable resistance pants strengthen & supports your natural movements. Become stronger, faster, and more explosive while doing what you love. Check them out at this promotional link and get $10/off per set with the NSAF19 cold!

Vulcam offers the revolutionary floating viewpoint and multi smartphone video capture, wireless video transfers and a simple intuitive interface to help coaches and athletes analyze movement in track and field events.

Check out VSAthletics for a track and field superstore online shopping experience!


Killer weekend of awesome performances ahead!

Here are some of the top performers and events to look for:

National HS T&F Hall of Fame Class of 2019

We are thrilled that our 2019 NBNI weekend also marks the induction of our second class of 17 to the National High School Track and Field Hall of Fame. Tickets are available HERE for the event, Sunday, March 10, starting at 5:30pm. Please visit our Hall of Fame website to see profiles of each of these 17 inductees and check out the live webcast at this link (7:30pm ET) if you can't be there in person.


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