New York – The press conference for the upcoming 109th NYRR Millrose Games will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday on February 18 at the Park Central Hotel in midtown Manhattan. The NYRR Millrose Games is scheduled for February 20th.
The NYRR Millrose Games showcases a Who’s Who list from the track & field world that uniquely combines elite male and female athletes as well as collegiate, high school, club and youth competitors for one special day. It truly is the country’s most prestigious indoor track & field meet.
WHO: Athletes scheduled for the Thursday press conference and available for interviews afterward include: Derek Drouin, the 2015 world champion in the high jump; Ashton Eaton, decathlon world record holder and 2012 London Olympic champion; Brianne Theisen-Eaton, Canadian record holder in the heptathlon; Matthew Centrowitz, two-time World Championships medalist in 1500m and defending Men’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile champion.
Shannon Rowbury, the new American 1500m record holder and defending Women’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile champion; Andre De Grasse, 2015 NCAA Champion and World Championships bronze medalist; Lolo Jones, both a Summer and Winter Olympian for USA who will compete in the 60 Hurdles at NYRR Millrose Games.
Molly Huddle, American record holder at 5,000 meters outdoors; Allyson Felix, four-time Olympic champion and a nine-time world champion in sprints; Nick Willis, the 2008 Olympic silver medalist in the 1500m and last year’s runner-up in the Men’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile – both Centrowitz (3:51.35) and Willis (3:51.46) during last year’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile turned in the two fastest indoor miles in the world for 2015; and the top qualifying boy and girl participating in the NYRR Young Runners 800 Meter Finals.
WHAT: Press conference for the 109th NYRR Millrose Games. Following the press conference members of the media can interview athletes in attendance. Please RSVP for NYRR Millrose Games Press Conference to Nick Nicholas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHEN: Thursday, February 18, 2016, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Manhattan Skyline Room on mezzanine level, Park Central Hotel, 870 Seventh Avenue located between 55-56th Street.
CHECK IN: 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m.
NYRR MILLROSE GAMES MEDIA CREDENTIALS: Media can sign up for credentials to cover the February 20th NYRR Millrose Games at the New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory. Please click on NYRR Millrose Games and fill out form. Deadline to sign up is Monday, February 15d.