Camel City Elite Mile

Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, January 30, 2:00pm

Winston-Salem, NC

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Part of the indoor Camel City Invitational, the 4th Camel City Elite Mile presented by Champion and Mellow Mushroom Winston-Salem is limited to 12 individuals, all of whom will either have a prior sub-4:00 or 4:40 Mile to their credit, or be on the cusp of breaking the coveted barrier. The Camel City Elite Mile kicks off the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2016.

JDL Fast Track has set aside more than $15,000 in potential prize money for the Men's & Women's Camel City Elite Miles as well as an additional $15,000 in the 60m hurdles, 800m and 3000m races for $60,000 overall plus facility bonus money ($1000). JDL Fast Track has additional funds available to set up hotel and airfare reservations for select individuals.

2016 CAMEL CITY ELITE MILE PRIZE PURSE

  • Champion Professional: $4000
  • Runner-Up Professional: $2000
  • 3rd Place Professional: $1000
  • 4th Place Professional $500

Facility record bonus of $1000 & $500 rabbit fee also provided.

Elite athletes or college coaches wishing to place their athletes in this event should contact Craig Longhurst via email at craig@jdlcastlecorp.com or via phone at (336) 722‐2033. More information can be found on the JDL Fast Track website here. Download Camel City Elite PDF here.

2016 Camel City Elite Mile Champions
Matthew Centrowitz (OR), 3:54.02, North Carolina state record (indoor and absolute)
Shannon Rowbury (OR), 4:26.01, world-leading time

Event Records
3:54.02, Matthew Centrowitz (USA / OR), 2016
4:22.66, Shannon Rowbury (USA / OR), 2015
Above also North Carolina state records

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The Camel City Indoor Mile was the first stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014 and BBTM GP Tour 2015. The event was also a stop on the nationwide inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013.

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Camel City Indoor Mile Field Announced

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