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2012 High School Indoor Mile - Hot, Hot, Hot!

March 13, 2012

2012 Indoor Season one of the fastest on record
By Bring Back the Mile

Across the country the Mile heated up during the 2012 High School Indoor season. According to ESPN / Dyestat's Elite Rankings, which go back to 1999, it was in fact one of the fastest years with the most girls running sub-4:50 (14) and boys running sub-4:10 (6). With less than a month to go until the Arcadia Invitational in Southern California on April 6-7, get to know who will be lighting up tracks near you this Outdoor season with our Bring Back the Mile 2012 High School Indoor recap.

Mile Madness from the New Balance Indoor Nationals (ArmoryTrack - Video & Article)

14 girls went sub 4:50 during the 2012 season led by New Balance Indoor Nationals champion, Hanna Meier (JR), of Grosse Pointe South (MI) who blazed to a 4:42.60 in New York. Meier (top photo) set a NBIN record with her 4:42.60 and is ranked #4 on the all-time list.

2012 Top 4 Milers 
ESPN Rise / Dyestat complete 2012 Indoor Mile Rankings

4:42.60 Hannah Meier 2013 Grosse Pointe South, MI New Balance Indoor Nationals (NY)
4:44.03 Amy-Eloise Neale 2013 Glacier Peak, WA Brooks PR Invitational (WA)
4:45.29 Angel Piccirillo 2012 Homer-Center, PA PA Indoor State Meet (PA)
4:46.11 Brianna Nerud 2012 North Shore, NY New Balance Indoor Nationals (NY)


6 boys went sub 4:10 with a total of 18 under 4:15 during the 2012 season. While Edward Cheserek (St. Benedict's Prep, NJ - JR) stole most of the headlines and led the country with his 4:02.21 at the New Balance Games in New York, Brad Nye (Davis, UT - SR) kept things interesting by racing to the wire and grabbing the national title at the New Balance Indoor Nationals.

2012 Top 4 Milers 
ESPN Rise / Dyestat complete 2012 Indoor Mile Rankings

4:02.21 Edward Cheserek 2013 St. Benedict's Prep, NJ New Balance Games (NY)
4:07.18 Marcus Dickson 2012 White River, WA Brooks PR Invitational (WA)
4:07.20 Jacob Burcham 2013 Cabell Midland, WV Brooks PR Invitational (WA)
4:08.29 Craig Nowak 2012 Cypress Woods, TX Brooks PR Invitational (WA)


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