Mikey Brannigan to represent New York Athletic Club at 5th Avenue Mile
Brannigan, who was diagnosed with Autism when he was 18 months old, owns a personal best of 4:03.18 for the Mile.
From SI Wire
Mikey Brannigan of Newport, N.Y. will represent the New York Athletic Club in Sunday's 5th Avenue Mile.
Brannigan, who was diagnosed with Autism when he was 18 months old, was Sports Illustrated's High School Athlete of the Month for February. Brannigan graduated from Northport High School in June. He will attend a community college this fall while continuing to pursue his athletic career as a professional runner with the New York Athletic Club.
Brannigan has spent the last few weeks at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., where he is preparing for the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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